Skip to comments.Virginia challenges EPA ruling on greenhouse gases
Posted on 02/17/2010 9:22:22 AM PST by Nachum
Virginia joined a growing list of opponents to the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to regulate greenhouse gases.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II petitioned a federal court Tuesday to reconsider EPA's decision that greenhouse gases, which are linked to global warming, are a public health threat. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Texas filed similar suits.
Cuccinelli will argue, among other things, that EPA failed to consider how regulations will affect the state's economy, particularly in the coal-mining towns of southwest Virginia, spokesman Daniel Dodds said.
"We're asking them to reconvene because it did not take in to account the economic impacts," he said.
Cuccinelli also will ask the court to provide the public with a chance to comment on "newly available information," according to a press release from his office. More information will be made available at a Wednesday press conference, Dodds said.
Environmentalists who support limiting greenhouse gases criticized Cuccinelli.
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The list, ping
Good. Take a page from the liberal playbook. Tie this monstrosity up with lawsuits until adults reoccupy the White House.
I love our new Attorney General!
Good to see someone with gonads
The adults are back in charge. It’s a beautiful day in the commonwealth.
Texas, Virginia, and Utah...may the list grow! http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2454495/posts
Why are they doing this ? wouldn’t it be better and faster to just issue a WARRANT for the ARREST of Al Gore for Fraud? along with Michael Mann, James Hansen, Phil Jones...., seems to me that if they were on trial for their very lives, we would start getting the truth