Continental Divide Recreation, Wilderness, and Camp Hale Act

Jared and his office has worked alongside Conservation Colorado for nearly a decade to build a broad coalition of support to introduce the Continental Divide Wilderness Act. This bill would designate over 90,000 acres of wilderness in the high country and honor the legacy of the Army’s 10th Mountain Division.

Founded the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition

In January 2009, Jared helped found the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) after his first election and is Vice-Chair. SEEC is a key green voice in Congress and leads the fight against climate change with innovative clean energy and conservation policies.

Fought to Lower Carbon Emissions by Voting for Cap and Trade

Jared cast a proud vote for H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act. Reducing our carbon emissions will protect our national security, create jobs, and protect our environment. Jared will fight to account for the costs of carbon here in Colorado as governor.

Closing Loopholes for Oil and Gas in the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts

Led Efforts to Cut Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Jared believes we should prioritize development of renewable energy that creates jobs without harming the environment. That’s why he has passed an amendment supported by Democrats and Republicans to remove $25 million worth of subsidies for oil shale in the federal budget.

Preserved the Sage Grouse’s Natural Habitat

Jared has worked with environmentalists, ranchers, and sportsmen and sportswomen to protect Sage Grouse habitat. In Congress, Jared put his name behind amendments and guest-chaired committee hearings on this issue important to Western Colorado.

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