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New policy will safeguard Colorado waters from toxic PFAS

On July 14th we won a huge victory when the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission unanimously approved a policy that provides Colorado a clear path forward to address PFAS contamination in surface and ground waters. Despite the serious health impacts from PFAS, there are no federal regulations to control these chemicals in surface water or drinking water, so states around the country have been adopting their own regulations and policies to protect residents.
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Denver Water’s Plan to Get the Lead Out While Protecting Our Watersheds

Denver Water’s Lead Reduction Program Plan is the culmination of a rigorous, 18-month-long stakeholder process that included federal, state, and local agencies, wastewater and drinking water utilities, and environmental and conservation organizations. Clean Water Action staff attended numerous stakeholder meetings and submitted a letter of support for Denver Water’s July 2019 draft plan. We strongly support the revised plan and are pleased that Denver Water incorporated many of our recommendations into its final proposal to EPA.
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The Future of Methane in Colorado

Enjoy this guest blog from our friends and allies at Conservation Colorado. If you haven't yet contacted the EPA about reducing methane pollution - act today!

Colorado has long been a leader for the nation in finding policy solutions that strike the right balance between responsible energy

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