FCSG Statement on the Continued Importance of a Large Emitter Tax

Statement updated on June 22, 2023 The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) urges City Council to let the voters decide whether or not to impose a Large Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emitter Tax on corporate polluters…

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Letter to City Council on Development of 1041 Regulations

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Canonico, Francis, Gutowsky, Ohlson, Peel, and Pignataro, We, the undersigned, have been part of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) providing input to the City on the development of its 1041…

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Just Transitions: Expanding the Scope

Just Transitions: Expanding the Scope Webinar, May 1, 2023, 12:00-1:30pm MDT Presented by the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University and cosponsored by the Center for Environmental Justice at CSU and the…

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Letter to City Council in Support of a Large GHG Emitter Tax

Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Gutowsky, Pignataro, Canonico, Peel, Ohlson, and Francis – The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has been advocating for a large greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter fee or tax since the Council…

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Letter to Council Finance Committee on Importance of Large Emitter Tax

Dear Councilmembers Francis, Pignataro, Peel, and Ohlson – The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the packet for the Council Finance Committee meeting this Thursday.  We would like to ask you to ask staff…

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Letter to Council Finance Committee on Need for Detailed Information re: “Large Emitter” Tax

Dear Councilmembers Francis, Pignataro, Peel, and Ohlson – Representatives of the Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) met with members of the City climate team last Friday to discuss several issues, including potential ballot initiatives to…

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Joint Letter #2 on Fort Collins Draft Oil and Gas Regulations

February 26, 2023 Dear Mayor Arndt and City Council members, The Larimer Alliance for Health, Safety, and the Environment; Sierra Club Poudre Canyon Group; 350 Colorado; Fort Collins Sustainability Group; and Colorado Rising respectfully offer…

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Letter to Council on Protecting Residents and Environment from Negative Water Project Impacts

February 6th, 2023 Dear Mayor Arndt and Councilmembers Canonico, Francis, Gutowsky, Ohlson, Peel, and Pignataro, The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) and the Sierra Club have been involved in the City’s development of its 1041…

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Letter to Council Finance Committee on Proposed Delay in Tax Measures Supporting Climate Programs

Dear Councilmembers Francis, Pignataro, Peel, and Ohlson – The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has reviewed the agenda materials prepared for the Council Finance Meeting this Thursday, February 2nd.  We were shocked to see that…

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Joint Letter #1 on Fort Collins Draft Oil and Gas Regulations

Dear Mayor Arndt and City Council members, The Larimer Alliance for Health, Safety, and the Environment; the Sierra Club-Poudre Canyon Group; 350 Colorado, and the Fort Collins Sustainability Group respectfully offer the following comments regarding…

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