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Coloradans call on Congress to act on climate and clean air policy

Whether it’s a solar panel on a roof, a cleaner, more energy efficient home or vehicle, or a healthy local food system, Colorado doctors, moms, workers and entrepreneurs highlighted why Congress needs to pass additional policies to tackle climate change and reduce air pollution. 

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STATEMENT: Mayor Hancock's veto of flavored tobacco ban wrong decision for Denver's youth

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed bill 21-1182, which would have banned most flavored tobacco products. The bill passed 8-3 through Denver City Council earlier this week. CoPIRG is calling on the Denver City Council to overturn the veto, which would require 9 votes.

Statement: Johnson & Johnson recalls sunscreen products after tests detect carcinogens

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. said Wednesday it’s voluntarily recalling all lots of five types of Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen after internal testing showed “low levels of benzene” -- which can cause cancer -- in some samples. J&J also said consumers should stop using the sunscreen.

Statement: Johnson & Johnson recalls sunscreen products after tests detect carcinogens

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. said Wednesday it’s voluntarily recalling all lots of five types of Neutrogena and Aveeno aerosol sunscreen after internal testing showed “low levels of benzene” -- which can cause cancer -- in some samples. J&J also said consumers should stop using the sunscreen.

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