Skip to comments.Court upholds EPA emission standards
Posted on 04/15/2014 1:17:23 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
In its ruling, the court rejected state and industry challenges to rules designed to clean up chromium, arsenic, acid gases, nickel, cadmium as well as mercury and other dangerous toxins.
The EPAs determination in 2000 that regulating emission standards is appropriate and necessary, and the agencys reaffirmation of that determination in 2012, are amply supported by EPAs findings regarding the health effects of mercury exposure, said the court.
Congress did not specify what types or levels of public health risks should be deemed a hazard under federal law. By leaving this gap in the statute, Congress delegated to the EPA the authority to give reasonable meaning to the term hazard, said the court.
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A GOP Congress could possibly ease this or require tighter science.
It seems the mood of the Court more and more when faced with such political stinkballs is: Congress must fix it, we can only read it.
There were crying enough reasons in Nixon’s day to care about it; unfortunately it also opened the door to junk science.
Sounds like Obama.
But Obama wasn’t impeached.
Why were we so much more compliant about open socialism in the early 70’s?
Neither was Nixon.
the most dangerous group of people in this country are federal court judges....they have power FAR beyond their abilities.
The EPAs Science Problem: Startling revelations about the agencys misrepresentation of data.
Frontpage Mag | 04/15/2014 | Arnold Ahlert
Posted on 4/15/2014 3:09:14 PM by SeekAndFind
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