The Denver Post

Hazardous “forever chemicals” used in Colorado for fracking, report says

by The Denver Post | February 7, 2022
Lunder said before work by Physicians for Social Responsibility and the group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, the issue of PFAS chemicals used in drilling was “really flying under our radar.” “We have this long list of places where we’ve seen PFAS contamination, ...

Gov. Polis’ budget proposal includes millions for electric school buses, air quality monitoring, green buildings

by The Denver Post | November 5, 2021
Chandra Rosenthal, Rocky Mountain Field Office director for PEER, said the division clearly needs more people. She estimated it employs two people who conduct predictive modeling and about 30 permit engineers, all of whom are swamped with work. Oeth couldn’t immediately confirm whether ...

Colorado should do more to control PFAS contamination

by The Denver Post | June 26, 2020
“There is growing scientific evidence that the COVID-19 virus disproportionately impacts those with compromised immune systems. Unfortunately, segments of the Colorado public may be more at risk because of long standing contamination from per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), ...