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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.