Haze obscures the issue – Bismarck Tribune editorial

Bismarck Tribune editorial, posted Thursday, December 29, 2011

The dispute over haze rules between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the North Dakota Health Department often gets wrongly boiled down to a conflict between a green, pro-environmental policy by the federal agency and a pro-industry, dirty coal gambit by the state. Such steamrolling of the dispute fails the test of fairness and truthfulness.

It is really a difference of scientific opinion – both sides desire the same basic end result: clean air and a healthy environment.

The questions are what technology will work and at what cost.
Read more: http://bismarcktribune.com/news/opinion/editorial/haze-obscures-the-issue/article_8eab66a2-3167-11e1-8861-0019bb2963f4.html?mode=story#ixzz1iPDOS6nn

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