1.The Greenprint Denver Council has released its draft climate action plan, which coincides with the completion of the city's most comprehensive inventory of local greenhouse gas emissions to date.
2.The Denver Department of Environmental Health performs routine sampling of the streams, lakes, and outfalls within the City and County of Denver.
3.Denver has an extensive recylcing program to help residents eliminate Household Hazardous Wastes.
Top Ten Greenest Economic Cities
The rankings explain the presence of a green economy among United States cities. These indicators gauge, for instance, which cities’ public transit, renewable energy, local food, and development approaches are more likely to either limit or intensify the negative economic and environmental impacts of fossil fuel dependence.
The rankings are based on the presence of a city or public-private incubator for clean technology industries, including renewable energy, advanced transportation, advanced water treatment, alternative fuels, green building, and energy efficiency.