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Pegah Jalali

Pegah Jalali

Pegah Jalali is the environmental policy analyst for the Colorado Fiscal Institute, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances fiscal and economic policies that promote equity and widespread prosperity.

COMMENTARY

Put the cost of oil and gas clean-up back where it belongs

By: - September 3, 2021

If there’s one thing most Coloradans can agree on, it’s that our communities and public lands need to be protected. Laws and regulations are there to make that happen, but there are instances where the federal government could be doing more. One example: The federal oil and gas program has been failing Coloradans, undermining our […]

COMMENTARY

As Biden administration acts boldly on climate, Colorado should follow

By: - February 5, 2021

Late last month, the Biden-Harris administration made it clear that addressing climate change will be a priority. After rejoining the Paris Agreement and revoking the Keystone XL pipeline permit, President Biden then signed a package of climate-related executive orders aimed at creating an equitable clean energy future that can support good-paying jobs. The administration committed […]