This is what real leadership by a governor is about in Colorado and in the national arena real leaders address the issues to protect everyone rights. They do not pander to their limited constituency's, they serve the interest of the whole state body. This is also what the BEST law in the land really looks like, protecting but not smothering. Clearly this is not New York's hostile business environment pretending to protect everyone while pandering to a few wealthy self interested contributors. JLCpulse
by KRISTEN WYATT Posted: 02/26/2014 10:40 am EST in Huff Post
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state's new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry — but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.
The governor gathered environmentalists, state health officials and representatives of the oil and gas industry Tuesday to tout new air-quality controls.
The rules, adopted over the weekend, include the nation's first statewide limits on methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.
The rules also call for infrared cameras to detect air pollution at oil and gas sites. State health officials say the...