DENVER – Attorney General John W. Suthers today issued the following statement regarding Sen. Wayne Allard’s proposed legislation concerning the acquisition of mineral rights at Rocky Flats:
"Sen. Allard’s proposed legislation is a constructive solution that respects the environment as well as private property interests," said Attorney General Suthers. "This is an appropriate means to try to resolve the outstanding Natural Resource Damage claims. We’re grateful to Sen. Allard for his leadership on this issue. Rocky Flats is now one step closer to becoming a national wildlife refuge."