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Denver Parks and Recreation Department Monitoring Possible PFAS

by Westword | May 6, 2022
Chandra Rosenthal, Rocky Mountain office director for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, lives near Robinson Park, located at 200 Fairfax Street. When the park’s playground got an update thanks to a 2017 Elevate Bond, Rosenthal was concerned that artificial turf was part ...

Environmental Justice Action Task Force Meeting Displays Internal Rifts

by Westword | February 25, 2022
The only public comments sent before the meeting concerned air permits, specifically the permit for Xcel’s Cherokee power station. Chandra Rosenthal, who leads the Rocky Mountain office for Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, which works with whistleblowers to expose ...

COVID-19 Isn’t Slowing Down Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks

by Westword | March 27, 2020
“The coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a standstill in many parts of the world, but much to the dismay of environmental and activists, it isn’t holding back President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken clean-air protections and sell off public lands for private gain. In ...