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Jan 14, 2019

Denver Wins Two Smart 50 Awards!

Denver Wins Two Smart 50 Awards! Smart City projects in Denver receive global recognition

Dec 17, 2018

Doctor's Orders LLC Voluntarily Recalls Retail Marijuana

Doctor’s Orders LLC Voluntarily Recalls Retail Marijuana Samples examined by Denver Public Health & Environment contained potentially unsafe levels of yeasts/molds

Oct 18, 2018

Bloomberg Mayors Challenge: A Parent of a Student Diagnosed with Asthma Shares Her Thoughts on the Impact of Air-Quality Monitors

If Gabriela Azevedo’s son Sabian Flores couldn’t play soccer or tee-ball anymore, she’s not sure what he would do—or what she would do, either.

Oct 3, 2018

Bloomberg Mayors Challenge: Artist Santiago Jaramillo Partners with Denver Department of Public Health & Environment to Promote Air-Quality Awareness at Denver Schools

Even if artist Santiago Jaramillo didn’t suffer from asthma, he would still want to devote some of this work to environmental issues.

Sep 07, 2018

The Bloomberg Mayors Challenge: Here’s What Schools Have to Say about Air-Quality Monitoring

The monitors have been in place just a short time – only since registration for school began a few weeks ago – but the students at Sabin World Elementary School in the Harvey Park South neighborhood have already noticed their presence, and their response so far has been inquisitive and insistent.

Sep 06, 2018

UPDATE! Noise Variance Request for Nighttime Work on I-70

Denver's Board of Public Health & Environment has received a request for a variance to Denver's Noise Ordinance (Chapter 36 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code) associated with planned nighttime work from 2018-2022 on portions of I-70 that pass through Denver.

Aug 22, 2018

Noise Variance Request for Nighttime Work on I-70

Denver's Board of Public Health & Environment has received a request for a variance to Denver's Noise Ordinance (Chapter 36 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code) associated with planned nighttime work from 2018-2022 on portions of I-70 that pass through Denver.

Aug 17, 2018

The Bloomberg Mayors Challenge: So, What Exactly is a Real-Time Air-Quality Monitor, Anyway?

Over the past decade, air-quality sensors have become more user-friendly and cheaper, so anyone can purchase a home monitoring system to check their indoor air quality. Our air-quality monitors quantify and assess air pollution, in an effort to determine the variables that contribute to poor air quality and to better inform decisions that could alter the effects on children diagnosed with asthma.

Aug 14, 2018

The Bloomberg Mayors Challenge: Why real-time air-quality data monitoring is especially important for Denver

Children get just one chance to grow a healthy set of lungs, which means that addressing the issues surrounding asthma at the earliest grades can go a long way toward mitigating the effects of poor air quality.

 
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