Via The Denver Post:
With the full support of Gov. Hickenlooper, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) is refusing to fully honor the U.S. Supreme Court’s Feb. 9 stay on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.
Republicans in the legislature are trying to stop the agency from wasting taxpayer dollars pursuing a plan that’s not required by any federal environmental mandate, nor authorized by Colorado statute.
The U.S. Supreme Court halted implementation of the Clean Power Plan because the 27 state plaintiffs met the court’s two conditions for granting a stay — proof of “irreparable harm” in the absence of a stay, and likelihood of eventual success on the merits.
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