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Clean Air Settlement Brings Clean Energy to North Denver Neighborhoods

Business  (tags: environment, ecosystems, healthconditions, Xcel Energy, Colorado, Denver, nature, consumers )

- 1896 days ago -
"This is a victory for clean air, for the community, and for Colorado's clean energy future," said Nichols. "As we power past coal, it's critical that we lay the groundwork for solar and energy efficiency to take root."

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Christeen A (368)
Thursday March 14, 2013, 7:44 am
Yea. It's about time. Better late than never. Thank you.

Robert Hardy (68)
Thursday March 14, 2013, 9:29 pm
There is such a need for changes like this.

Mary T (178)
Friday March 15, 2013, 10:05 am
Seen this yesterday, Thanks Nancy.

Philip Heinlein (474)
Friday March 15, 2013, 6:48 pm
"WildEarth Guardians and Xcel Energy today announced a settlement of a lawsuit asserting clean air violations at the Cherokee coal-fired power plant in North Denver that will direct nearly $450,000 to clean energy and green space projects for the neighborhoods most impacted by the plantís air pollution."

Let's keep the pressure on those coal-fired plants. The energy of yesterday has had it's day, now it's time for the clean energies of the future to take over.

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday March 16, 2013, 1:50 pm
Noted with thanks Nancy. I like what Phil Heinlein said "the energy of yesterday has had it's day, now it's ttime for the clean energies of the future to take over".
These changes are need globally now!

Helen Porter (39)
Monday March 18, 2013, 2:40 am
And what a victory this is!!!

Teresa Cowley (274)
Friday March 22, 2013, 7:21 am
This is wonderful news--I just wish it was sweeping the globe--or, at least the US.
I heartily wish that somehow corporations, etc., would wake up and would have a burning desire to voluntarily let go of coal-dependance, and want to invest in the many clean, safe alternatives!
Boy is THAT a dream!!
Thanks Nancy.
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