Air Pollution Control Division starting its enforcement process to get the facility operator into compliance and protect the public health of the local residents
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment drafts stringent Suncor permit to reduce air pollution and protect communities
State health department is committed to hearing from the community in its feedback process
REMOTE, May 5, 2022 – The Environmental Protection Agency has honored the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment with a FY22 EPA Headquarters’ National Notable Achievement Award. The award recognizes the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division’s work to safely destroy chemical weapons at the Army Pueblo Chemical Depot facility in Pueblo County.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to join Colorado Rapids for ‘Clean Colorado Night,’ kick off ‘Air Quality Awareness Week’
REMOTE (April 29, 2022): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is teaming up with the Colorado Rapids to get the ball rolling toward a goal of promoting environmental awareness.
Person had direct contact with infected poultry; public health experts say the risk to the public is low.
STATEWIDE (April 12, 2022) — Today, the state launched an interactive tool that provides Coloradans with an easy way to determine the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses that are recommended for them. The number of recommended doses depends on multiple factors, including a person’s age, which vaccine they initially received, and whether they have immunocompromising conditions that may leave them at higher risk of severe illness if they contract COVID-19.
CDPHE Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan awarded Governor’s Citizenship Medal for leadership in the pandemic response
REMOTE, April 6, 2022 – Gov. Jared Polis has awarded Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan with the 2021 COVID-19 Hero Citizenship Medal, one of the highest honors in the state. Ryan will receive the award at a ceremony tonight for her work in guiding Colorado’s ongoing pandemic response.
CDPHE seeks public feedback on plan to monitor for air pollutants and disclose more data from Suncor refinery
REMOTE (March 10, 2022): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking public comment on a plan for additional air monitoring and data disclosure at the Suncor Refinery in Commerce City. As part of its commitment to listening to feedback from those communities most affected by the refinery, CDPHE held the first of two public meetings Wednesday night to discuss a plan for fenceline air monitoring at the refinery.