Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Sustainability

Civic Engagement: Where to Find Legislation

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Apr 13, 2022 4:43:20 PM
Walking Mountains Sustainability

Where to Find Federal Legislation:

Federal Register

  • The Federal Register is the official journal of the federal government of the United States that contains government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices. It is published every weekday, except on federal holidays.
  • Has a search function and an “Environment” category to browse.

Where to Find State Legislation:

Colorado Environmental Rulemaking Boards and Commissions

  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
    • The department serves Coloradans by providing public health and environmental protection services that promote healthy people in healthy places.
    • Environmental divisions include air pollution control, water quality, waste management, and sustainability.
  • Public comment button on webpage

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Public Notices

  • The EPA is a United States Department with branches in each state, broken up by region. They are focused on the environment and public health, addressing issues like air quality/pollution prevention, water, natural resources, environmental justice, and more.
  • Can search by state.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) Public Comments

  • CPW is charged with balancing the conservation of our wildlife and habitat with the recreational needs of our state. Public comments often tackle issues involving conservation, public lands, natural resource management, etc.
  • Look at meeting agendas and “Rule Making.”

Colorado Citizen’s Guide to Colorado Rulemaking

  • You can sign up for notifications to know when a specific agency is having a rulemaking hearing (pg. 7).

Colorado Register

  • Like the Federal Register, is the official journal containing government agency rules, proposed rules, and public notices. The state journal is published monthly.
  • Tip: Use control F to search for departments among the lengthy documents.

Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA)

  • Access a calendar of various agency’s public meetings, as well as additional information on public records.

Helpful resources for crafting effective public comments: Step-by-Step Tips for Writing Effective Public Comments

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