Colorado Springs, CO — Today, in a historic 7-2 vote, the Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) Board voted to accelerate the timeline for closure for its two coal plants and make critical investments in renewable energy. Martin Drake, one of the nation’s last urban coal plants will now close by 2023 and Ray Nixon will close by 2030.
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GREELEY, CO – At the end of a school day in March, mothers, teachers, and community members collected signatures from parents at Bella Romero Academy in Greeley on a petition demanding Gov. Polis shut down the fracking wells behind the school.
(DENVER – June 4, 2020) – As Black Lives Matter protests continue nationwide, 34 Colorado nonprofits are standing in solidarity with the M4BL Week of Action (June 1-5) by submitting a joint petition to Gov. Jared Polis calling on the state to address the environmental racism of continued fossil fuel pollution during a respiratory pandemic.