During the 2020 legislative session, the General Assembly considered several measures related to natural resources and the environment, including environmental protection; wildfire prevention and control; land and species conservation; and state parks.
This memorandum provides an overview of the history of the Clean Air Act, describes common air pollutants and their health impacts, describes Colorado’s air quality concerns and state programs, and lists recently proposed legislation, which aims to improve air quality.
This memorandum provides information concerning severance taxes in Colorado and eight other western states. The memo provides detailed information on Colorado’s severance tax structure, including estimates for the current value of the ad valorem tax credit and the stripper well exemption. ...
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Wildfire Matters Review Committee. The purpose of this committee is to oversee and review the prevention, mitigation, and financing of wildfire matters in Colorado.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Water Resources Review Committee. The purpose of this committee is to oversee the conservation, use, development, and financing of Colorado's water resources.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Study Committee. The purpose of this committee is to study waste and recycling infrastructure, composting, and public awareness of moving toward zero waste in Colorado.
This memorandum memorializes the process for requesting and preparing greenhouse gas emissions reports (reports) pursuant to Section 2-2-322.3, C.R.S. It outlines the number of reports per session, the process for requesting reports, the preparation and timing of reports, and the preparation of...