Today, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-NM), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) called on the Trump Administration to provide more information after a recent report revealed the administration has only publicized two of at least 45 climate-related studies reviewed by the non-partisan Agricultural Research Service (ARS) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) since President Trump took office.

Bennet, Senators Call for Senate Hearing on Hardrock Mining Reform Act

Senators Seek Action on Bill to Clean Up Abandoned Mines and Prevent Future Hardrock Mine Disasters

This week, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Tom Udall (D-NM), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jeffrey Merkley (D-OR), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Edward Markey (D-MA) wrote to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources requesting a hearing on the Hardrock Mining Reform Act to provide a forum for states, environmental groups, and industry to discuss mining reform.

Bennet Introduces Bill to Lock In a Science-Based Method to Determine the Cost of Carbon Pollution

Legislation Would Hinder Trump Administration Efforts to Weaken Climate Protections

Today, on World Environment Day, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led 16 of his colleagues in reintroducing the Carbon Pollution Transparency Act, legislation to ensure the federal government implements a science-based process to account for the cost of carbon pollution in regulations through a standard metric.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado will receive $3.9 million in research grants to improve the understanding of human and ecological exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), chemicals that have contaminated drinking water sources in Colorado and across the country.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Representative Joe Neguse today announced the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act will receive a hearing in the House Natural Resources subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, and has gained additional support from all members of the Colorado Democratic delegation and several key stakeholders.