House Passes Bill to Address Youth Vaping

March 10, 2020

Bipartisan legislation would prohibit sales to those under age 21, license retailers, close the online sales loophole and prohibit electronic advertising outside stores, which targets teens   DENVER, CO– The House today passed Representatives Kyle Mullica and Colin Larson’s bipartisan bill to address the youth vaping epidemic in Colorado by a vote of 39-22. HB20-1001 would

Air Toxics Regulation Passes Committee

March 10, 2020

DENVER, CO– The House Committee on Energy and Environment today approved Representative Adrienne Benavidez and Alex Valdez’s bill to regulate air toxics emissions. The bill passed 7 to 4.  “My constituents in Commerce City and Coloradans across the state have a right to know what factories, refineries, and coal plants are putting into the air,”

PFAS Bill Moves Forward

March 9, 2020

Bipartisan legislation ensures that PFAS-based firefighting foam won’t pollute groundwater when tested and puts tough restrictions on future use of PFAS firefighting foam DENVER, CO–  Representative Tony Exum’s legislation to protect communities and firefighters from PFAS contamination today passed the House Committee on Energy and Environment by a vote of 11-0. “PFAS is a dangerous

New Law to Protect Bees Flies Through Committee

March 9, 2020

The House Energy and Environment Committee today advanced a bill, sponsored by Representative Cathy Kipp, that will protect bees and other pollinators by regulating the use of certain types of pesticides. The bill passed by a vote of 7-4.  “Bees and other pollinators are incredibly important for our environment and the future health of our