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Dec 20, 2016

Sustainable Neighborhoods Program Welcomes La Alma Lincoln Park

Denver Environmental Health’s Sustainable Neighborhood Program is excited to announce the addition of the La Alma Lincoln Park neighborhood to the program.

Dec 19, 2016

City Council Passes Multi-family and Commercial Building Efficiency Ordinance

Denver City Council tonight unanimously passed an ordinance aimed at reducing energy use in the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions by requiring energy benchmarking and transparency in multi-family and commercial buildings.

Dec 07, 2016

Denver Animal Protection Reminds Residents to Ensure Pets are Protected when Temperatures Drop

As the Denver Metro area braces for several days of bitter cold, Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure pets are protected from the elements. Failing to do so could have dire consequence for pets, and result in a Cruelty to Animals or Animal Neglect charge, up to a $999 fine and/or a year in jail for the owner.

Nov 30, 2016

Denver Achieves its Second Major Milestone in Global Effort to End AIDS Epidemic

Just over a year after Mayor Michael B. Hancock signed the Paris Declaration to join the global effort to end the AIDS Epidemic by 2030, Denver has achieved the second of three major milestones set as part of the United Nations 90-90-90 targets.

Nov 09, 2016

Medicinal Wellness Center LLC Voluntarily Recalls Marijuana and Concentrates Due to Pesticide Residues

A Denver marijuana cultivation business, Medicinal Wellness Center LLC, is voluntarily recalling marijuana and marijuana concentrates due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues.

Oct 18, 2016

Environmental Health Announces New Product Labeling and Manufacturing Requirements for Kratom Products

Health department lifts holds with additional public health controls in place

Oct 17, 2016

Denver Solicits Applications for Sustainable Neighborhoods Program

Denver Environmental Health is soliciting applications from residents and neighborhood organizations to join Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program.

Oct 12, 2016

Denver reminds residents of open burning ban to protect air quality

As cooler weather arrives in Denver, Denver Environmental Health and Denver Fire Department would like to remind residents about Denver’s open burning ban, which restricts the use of any solid fuel, including fire-logs, coal, wood, and the use of portable fire pits and chimineas.


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