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    Aug 21 2014 (19 reads)

    The Office of Sustainability is looking for fall interns. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply online via Denver's HR site.

    Aug 19 2014 (11 reads)

    The NDCC Team wants to hear from you! Please join them at the National Western Center Community Meeting for a presentation and discussion of the work underway for a new vision for the National Western Center!   

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
    Miner's Recreation Center (4809 Race Street, Denver, CO)   

    Hosted by: Councilwoman Judy Montero    

    Food will be provided. Kids' Activity Area and interpretation services will also be available.

    Aug 18 2014 (7 reads)
    Xcel Energy reports it achieved 384 GWh per year of electricity savings and 81 MW of peak load reduction at the generator level from demand-side management (DSM) programs implemented in 2013. The electricity savings exceed the savings goal established by the Colorado PUC by 8%. Xcel estimates that its 2013 electric DSM programs will provide its customers with $177 million in net economic benefits over the lifetime of measures installed last year. Natural gas efficiency programs helped customers save 570,000 dekatherms of gas per year, well above the Company’s gas savings goal. Xcel Energy is the largest electric and gas utility in Colorado with approximately 1.4 million customers.

    RTD Public Meeting to Study Fare Structures - August 28, 2014  Aug 17 2014 (6 reads)
    Driving Change: A National Drive Electric Week Event - Sept. 20th, 2014  Aug 17 2014 (10 reads)
    Safe Food Handling for Urban Gardeners Webinar - August 26, 2014  Aug 17 2014 (11 reads)
    Denver Livability Partnership Final Report Released  Jul 29 2014 (27 reads)
    Palletfest - Oct. 11-12, 2014  Jul 22 2014 (55 reads)
    Metro Denver Recognized as One of the Top Ten Sustainable Communities in the U.S.!  Jul 19 2014 (50 reads)
    Denver Water's Xeriscaping Program Recognized as One of the Top American Initiatives Setting the Bar for Urban Sustainability and Environmental Practices  Jul 18 2014 (36 reads)
    More than 57 Denver Businesses Recognized At Green Business Showcase  Jul 17 2014 (164 reads)
    City Council Approves At-Home Sales of Fresh Produce and Cottage Foods to Expand Access to Healthy, Affordable Food in Denver  Jul 15 2014 (71 reads)
    Mayor Hancock Delivers 2014 State of the City Address  Jul 14 2014 (43 reads)
    Denver Releases Comprehensive Plan for Addressing Climate Change  Jun 26 2014 (140 reads)
    Transit Oriented Denver charts a course for city’s rail stations  Jun 23 2014 (57 reads)

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