Clean air, hazy politics

Best, Allen
May 2010
High Country News;5/24/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the Clean Air Clean Jobs Act which was enacted into law by Governor Bill Ritter in Colorado on April 19, 2010. It focuses on the conversion of coal-to-gas bill or the anti-coal bill which involves politicians and environmentalists under critics including governor Ritter, Urban Democrats and Xcel Energy Inc. It presents the visibility-impairing regional haze caused by burning fossil fuels, the rage by business and employees in the coil industry, and drilling regulations.


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