State-Ordered Investigation Clears Colorado Air Regulator Of Falsifying Data — But Finds Its Pollution Monitoring Policies ‘Conflicting’

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“Allegations by state employees that the Colorado Air Pollution Control Division fabricated and suppressed pollution data to issue permits for a gold mine were unsubstantiated, according to a report from independent investigators released Friday.

Kevin Bell, an attorney with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility representing the employees, said he was not surprised by the findings of the investigation, which he said was designed to absolve the department of wrongdoing.”