Environmental Policy Could Be Influenced by Vote in Arizona
Keith Schneider 1994, Los Angeles Times, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)
IN A CONFRONTATION likely to influence environmental policy nationwide, Arizona voters will decide Tuesday whether the state should be required to consider if proposed health, safety or environmental regulations violate private property rights.
The measure, if approved, would give every Arizona government agency the authority to prevent state safety or environmental rules from going into effect if officials found that the restrictions reduced the value of private property or unfairly blocked the use of it. Federal statutes would not be affected.
The initiative, Proposition 300, is based on a legal strategy developed at the University of Chicago in the mid-1980s to …
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