Rebecca Curry

Colorado Policy Counsel Rocky Mountain Office


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Rebecca Curry is the Colorado Policy Counsel, based in Denver.

The Latest from Rebecca Curry

April 18, 2024

In the News: Colorado Community Media

Denver and Commerce City officials rally behind bill aiming to combat air pollution

“This bill seeks to hold the state accountable for several protections promised in the Environmental Justice Act.”
The Suncor refinery in North Denver.
November 7, 2022

Colorado's Suncor Refinery is Fighting a Plan to Monitor its Toxic Pollution

Suncor filed a suit against the state to block fenceline monitoring requirements for its refinery, but community and environmental groups quickly moved to intervene and ensure they remain in place

November 9, 2021

In the News: Colorado Sun

Colorado agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But first they exempted the biggest polluters.

“Suncor is really the biggest emission source within this industrial sector.”
October 26, 2021

In the News: Colorado Sun

Colorado tightens air pollution rules after staff shake-up, whistleblower complaint

“It is definitely a positive step to see them moving to address sources that they were ignoring. While minor sources viewed individually may seem small, together they are a really significant contributor to the Front Range’s ozone problem.”
July 31, 2021

In the News: The Colorado Sun

Opinion: Environmental justice led the way in Colorado’s legislative session

An opinion piece
May 17, 2021

In the News: CBS

Some Wary About Suncor Community Meetings On Air Monitoring Program: ‘It’s Too Late’

“More monitoring is good monitoring, and I hope that Suncor is proceeding with this community monitoring program in good faith and that this will be a positive step.”
March 25, 2021

In the News: Colorado Sun

Colorado’s toxic emitters revise their leakage numbers below tough thresholds in law

“[It’s incredible that the Colorado companies can] just decide, ‘Oh I don’t want to be covered by that legislation.’ The law allows them to go in and change their grade or to grade themselves.”
March 4, 2021

In the News: Colorado Newsline

Colorado lawmakers revive plans to better monitor — but not regulate — some toxic air pollutants

“There are currently no requirements that facilities measure toxic air emissions in real time. Critically, this means that we lack the data to understand when there are spikes in toxic pollution when it occurs.”