Press Release

CDPHE, federal food program partners delivered nearly 1 million meals to seniors during the pandemic

Denver, (October 10, 2022): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and adult day care facilities across the state partnered to deliver nearly 1 million meals to seniors during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic from April 2020 to December 2021, according to new data released by the department today. 

Health department to develop framework for oversight of oil and gas greenhouse gas emission reductions 

Air Pollution Control Division seeks input to track and verify oil and gas emissions 

REMOTE (October 4, 2022): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Pollution Control Division is gathering input on new oversight requirements for oil and gas production sites. The division will include the requirements in a rulemaking to verify that operators are reducing emissions to meet new greenhouse gas intensity standards. “Intensity” is a technical term that refers to the ratio of greenhouse gasses emitted to the amount of oil and gas produced.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announces this year’s Colorado Green Business Network 24K Gold Winner, Sustainability Award winners  

(DENVER) Sept. 30, 2022: The Colorado Green Business Network has awarded Jeff Purdy and Capco, LLC the 2022 24-Karat Gold Award for their extraordinary commitment to reducing emissions and hazardous waste produced from the facility’s processes. 

2023 National Radon Video and Poster Contests Now Open to Colorado Students

DENVER - Sept. 30, 2022 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment invites students to participate in the 2023 National Radon Video and Poster contests. Students have the opportunity to get the word out about indoor radon risks, win cash prizes, and have their artwork and videos distributed across the state or country. Entries must be received by November 21, 2022.