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With Democrats in charge, Colorado now backs clean air rule


January 31, 2019

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's new attorney general said Wednesday the state will withdraw from a lawsuit challenging one of the Obama administration's biggest climate change initiatives.

Democrat Phil Weiser's announcement signaled a reversal from his predecessor, Republican Cynthia Coffman, who signed Colorado on to a multistate lawsuit seeking to roll back the Clean Power Plan.

"Instead, we'll be on the side supporting it," Weiser said.

Speaking at the Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show in Denver, Weiser promised other legal action to restore or retain environmental protections.

He said Colorado...

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