REMOTE (June 30): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced today it has hired Joel Minor to serve as an Environmental Justice Program Manager and Nathalie Eddy as Air Quality Environmental Justice liaison. They will help coordinate the department’s and Polis administration’s ongoing strategies to promote environmental equity in Colorado.
REMOTE, May 18, 2021: A squirrel tested positive for plague in El Paso County last week, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reminds residents that it’s not uncommon for plague to be present this time of year.
(REMOTE: May 13, 2021): Starting tomorrow (May 14), the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will station the Colorado Air Monitoring Mobile Lab (CAMML) at Eagle Pointe Recreation Center in Commerce City.
CDPHE unveils proposals to reduce emissions from transportation sector, addressing the climate crisis and improving air quality
REMOTE (May 20): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today presented a proposal for new rules that aim to reduce vehicle traffic in Colorado, cut emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants, and improve air quality in the state.
REMOTE, April 21, 2021: After months of collecting feedback and gaining support from the agency’s boards and commissions and its volunteer Health Equity Commission, CDPHE has officially published a proclamation declaring racism as a public health crisis.
REMOTE (April 21, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced today that it has hired Shaun McGrath, most recently director of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, to be the department’s new director of environmental programs.
As CDPHE announced on August 22, 2020, we have empaneled a group of experts to examine if the department’s existing ketamine waiver process provides adequate oversight and training to ensure public health and safety.
State health department receives report on root cause of violations at Suncor refinery in Commerce City
REMOTE (April 13): The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Tuesday that Suncor Energy has submitted a report from an independent organization into the root cause of emissions exceedances at the company’s refinery in Commerce City between 2017 and 2019, along with Suncor’s plan for implementing the findings of that investigation and a list of additional actions it intends to take.
REMOTE, (March 10, 2021): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has investigated several cases of confirmed and suspected foodborne botulism in the state since September.
REMOTEL (Jan. 26, 2021): The Colorado Air Quality Enterprise board of directors held its first public meeting Tuesday, establishing its rules and procedures and electing officers as it prepares to enhance collaboration between the state government and air quality researchers.