Here’s the release from Environment Colorado (Heather Kryczka/Patrick Stelmach):
Elected Leaders, Local Farmers, Business Owners Speak Out for Cleaner Colorado Waterways
WHAT: Environment Colorado will release letters of support from over 100 Colorado elected officials, farmers, and businesses who are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to safeguard the Colorado River, the South Platte River and waters across Colorado and the country from pollution.
After more than a decade of risk for waterways such as the South Platte, the Colorado, the Arkansas and other rivers nationwide, Environment Colorado is urging President Obama to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act by restoring critical protections to these waters immediately through final guidelines and a new standard.
WHEN: Thursday, January 12th, 12:30 pm
WHERE: Colorado State Capitol, west side steps, Lincoln Street
between 14th and Colfax Avenues
James Martin, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 Administrator
Dominick Moreno, Mayor pro tem, Commerce City
Bill Dvorak, Dvorak Expeditions, Owner
Alex Manzo, Confluence Kayaks, Owner
Patrick Stelmach, Environment Colorado, Field Organizer
Heather Kryczka, Environment Colorado, Field Organizer
More Colorado River basin coverage here.