Colorado Governor Mulls Executive Order To Impose Global Warming Regs


By: - Climate DepotAugust 24, 2016 2:19 PM

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper was considering a far-reaching executive order to cut state carbon dioxide emissions from power plants — a drastic measure for a state that relies on coal for most of its electricity.

Hickenlooper’s office is considering an executive order for a “25 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from 2012 levels in 2025” and a “35 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from 2012 levels in 2030,” according to a draft obtained by Politico Pro that had been circulating among “outside groups.”

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A spokeswoman for the governor’s office told Politico the draft is a “very rough outline that we are in the process of vetting for input and discussion.” The spokeswoman said “no decisions have been made.”

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