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The coronavirus pandemic is derailing environmentalists’ efforts to ban single-use plastic packaging, including plastic shopping bags and Styrofoam takeout containers throwing a wrench into a campaign that activists had been pushing for years as public health officials are increasingly concerned that reusable are spreading the disease.

Joe Salazar

Anti-fossil fuel group Resilient Denver has proposed a ban on fracking in the city and county and enlisted the help of an allied group that has pushed several ballot initiatives targeting the oil and gas industry in Colorado in recent years.

Extinction Rebellion

A foreign environmental group, recently backed by new donations from by wealthy United States billionaires and anti-energy groups, has popped up on the scene in Colorado, seeking to cause mayhem at government meetings and to shut down oil and natural gas production.