Colorado sues EPA to stop public access to air pollution records

The Colorado Sun: The Environmental Protection Agency says Colorado agencies and citizen watchdogs cannot possibly enforce the Clean Air Act against polluters unless everyone has open public access to the polluters’ records of what they spew into the air. 

Until state regulators make it easier to find those records, the EPA says, the federal agency won’t fully approve Colorado’s required plan on how it will attack ozone and other air pollution problems. 

Colorado had a swift response to the demand for open government. 

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