As written, Planning 2.0 will effectively ignore expert knowledge in both local agency offices – and among local land users.
Colorado coal production has declined by nearly half from levels set more than 10 years ago.
“The timber industry today, compared to where it was back in 1990 when the spotted owl was listed, is about probably half to one-third of what it was back at that time,”
The resort town of Bethany Beach, Del., took things a step farther this summer. With smoking already banned at public beaches there, city officials decided to extend the ban to electronic cigarettes as well.