Air pollution

Protecting the health and well-being of Coloradans by enforcing the state's air pollution laws and improving the quality of the air they breathe. 

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Air Pollution Control

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Climate change

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment created the Climate Change Unit in December 2019 to lead an ambitious effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to protect a livable climate.  

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Ozone and your health

High levels of ozone can cause health concerns for sensitive people, particularly the elderly, young children and those with asthma or other respiratory problems.

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Greenhouse Gas Roadmap

The Roadmap will establish the 2005 GHG baseline, assess the effects of 2019 policy changes on meeting the state’s GHG pollution targets, and evaluate potential pathways toward the state's GHG pollution reduction goals.

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