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State Reps. Brianna Titone (D-Arvada, left) and Matt Soper, R-Delta, show the process used in natural organic reduction during a Monday, Jan. 27 hearing. Photo by Rep. Edie Hooton, D-Boulder. Marianne Goodland, Colorado Politics
State Reps. Brianna Titone (D-Arvada, left) and Matt Soper, R-Delta, show the process used in natural organic reduction during a Monday, Jan. 27 hearing. Photo by Rep. Edie Hooton, D-Boulder. Marianne Goodland, Colorado Politics

Colorado bill allowing organic ‘composting’ of deceased clears first hurdle

The bill that’s likely to produce sophomoric humor for the 2020 session is a weighty issue that cleared the House Energy & Environment Committee Monday on a 10-0 vote. The issue? Composting … of dead people. The idea is the brainchild of Katrina Spade of Washington state’s Recompose, a […]
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo Oscar the cat, who is not a service animal, sits in his carry on travel bag after arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Industry officials believe many that hundreds of thousands of passengers scam the system each year by claiming they need their pet for emotional support. Those people avoid airline pet fees, which Oscar's owners paid. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo Oscar the cat, who is not a service animal, sits in his carry on travel bag after arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Industry officials believe many that hundreds of thousands of passengers scam the system each year by claiming they need their pet for emotional support. Those people avoid airline pet fees, which Oscar's owners paid. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

New rules could bump emotional-support animals from planes

BY David Koenig, The Associated Press

January 23, 2020