“One of the great challenges of developing new nuclear energy assets, beyond the costs, is the fear,” said Sen. John Hickenlooper, a Colorado Democrat who has shown some openness to nuclear power.
Democrats balk at expanding nuclear power despite pushing 100% carbon-free electricity
Mr. Polis isn’t the first governor to issue a MeatOut proclamation — former Gov. John Hickenlooper declared a “Great American MeatOut Day” in 2011 — but rural Colorado has reason to be uneasy about the current administration.
Jared Polis, Colorado governor, sees 'MeatOut Day' proclamation backfire