Division Goals

At Environmental Health we are dedicated to create a World Class City in Denver that is focused on a maintaining a Healthy Environment and a Healthy Planet. Through a mixture of programs, initiatives, and action we ensure that Denver is clean, green, and environmentally sustainable in a variety of areas.

Protect air, land, and water quality for Denver’s residents
  • Denver’s air quality will meet all health standards by 2020.
  • Denver’s streams will be safe for recreational use by 2020.
Manage and reduce the City’s environmental risk
  • All known contaminated city-owned sites will be cleaned by 2020.
Implement sustainable environmental initiatives.  
  • Greenhouse gas emissions will be at or below 1990 levels by 2020.

Related Programs & Initiatives

Latest News

Mar 25, 2015

Denver City Council Member Chris Nevitt will join staff from Denver Environmental Health’s Certifiably Green Denver (CGD) program in recognizing Declaration Brewing Co as the first sustainably-certified Green Brewery today from 3 to 5 p.m. at 2030 S. Cherokee Street in Denver.