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Obama to regulate carbon from power plants
AFP on Yahoo ^ | 12/23/10 | AFP

Posted on 12/23/2010 9:03:08 AM PST by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama's administration said Thursday it will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, after legislation on climate change died in Congress.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would regulate fossil fuel power plants and petroleum refineries -- which together emit nearly 40 percent of US greenhouse gases -- starting in 2012.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: carbon; climatechange; co2; emissions; energy; epa; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; greenhousegas; jobs; obama; powerplants
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due to Congre$$'s inability to legislate the carbon out of the economy..

HaPPy Holiday!!

1 posted on 12/23/2010 9:03:12 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

It must be nice to be King. EPA needs to go. They are a waste of time and especially.....energy.


2 posted on 12/23/2010 9:04:58 AM PST by RC2
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Unelected, appointed officials , answerable to no one.. screwing the nation’s economy.. and lovin’ it.


3 posted on 12/23/2010 9:05:08 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Regulate Obama. Repeal Obama. That will solve most of our problems.


4 posted on 12/23/2010 9:05:15 AM PST by EagleUSA
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To: NormsRevenge

Congress could dissolve or restrict the EPA in 2011, paving the way for a better 2012.


5 posted on 12/23/2010 9:07:22 AM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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Heavy smoke billows from the chimney at a paper plant. US President Barack Obama's administration said Thursday it will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, after legislation on climate change died in Congress. (AFP/File/Olivier Morin)


6 posted on 12/23/2010 9:07:37 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Once again governing unConstitutionally.

I guess there is never too much or a tipping point anymore.


7 posted on 12/23/2010 9:08:18 AM PST by dforest
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To: NormsRevenge

Clearly what the economy needs now is higher energy costs. That’ll sure help the job situation.


8 posted on 12/23/2010 9:08:32 AM PST by Tolsti2
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To: NormsRevenge

“US President Barack Obama’s administration said Thursday it will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, after legislation on climate change died in Congress. “

What authority does he have to do this?!?!

Congress said NO!!


9 posted on 12/23/2010 9:09:05 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: NormsRevenge

do you know WHERE that “plant” is?


10 posted on 12/23/2010 9:09:05 AM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, that’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


11 posted on 12/23/2010 9:09:14 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: NormsRevenge

At some point, the “imposing” by these agencies has to stop....I pray the new Senate and House can do something about this....if not, Americans could begin the revolt....


12 posted on 12/23/2010 9:09:24 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: NormsRevenge

Time to regulate carbon coming from DEMOCRATS!


13 posted on 12/23/2010 9:10:12 AM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, that’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: indylindy
I guess there is never too much or a tipping point anymore.

Nope. And I don't expect we will ever see a tipping point. This is a kinder, gentler fascism.

While I never expect to see cattle-cars and death camps in America, I am expecting a little engineered starvation, as in the Ukraine.

14 posted on 12/23/2010 9:10:49 AM PST by Lazamataz (If Illegal Aliens are Undocumented Workers, then Thieves are Undocumented Shoppers.)
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To: steelyourfaith

Eco-fascist Ping.


15 posted on 12/23/2010 9:11:20 AM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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eO.. Eo.. IT's off to Hawaii I go EO Eo..


16 posted on 12/23/2010 9:11:22 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: goodnesswins
do you know WHERE that “plant” is?

Knowing the State Run Media, I bet that plant is in China.

17 posted on 12/23/2010 9:12:04 AM PST by Lazamataz (If Illegal Aliens are Undocumented Workers, then Thieves are Undocumented Shoppers.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Looks Chinese............


18 posted on 12/23/2010 9:12:59 AM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an “idiot”, you can be sure that you are doing to something right.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Can’t we impeach him and reverse his decrees?


19 posted on 12/23/2010 9:13:00 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: goodnesswins

It’s adjacent to the polar bears stranded on the ice berg.


20 posted on 12/23/2010 9:13:03 AM PST by Cold Heart
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To: VanDeKoik
They just don't get it. Sounds like an impeachable offense to me. He has no authority and congress can only defund the entire EPA at this point. As an impeachment conviction won't be possible.
21 posted on 12/23/2010 9:13:23 AM PST by WHBates
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To: NormsRevenge

With the great love for collective bargaining that Odumbo has, maybe it’s time for coal-fired and oil-fired power producers to go on strike. Nothing like national rolling blackouts in January to send a message. Remember, even if you have gas heat, you still need electricity to start and run the furnace.

Maybe it’s time to eliminate the EPA.


22 posted on 12/23/2010 9:14:30 AM PST by meyer (Obama - the Schwartz is with him.)
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23 posted on 12/23/2010 9:14:43 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Lazamataz

Or Photoshop.


24 posted on 12/23/2010 9:15:39 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Is it arguably self defense if it comes down to a choice of freezing to death or killing them?


25 posted on 12/23/2010 9:16:50 AM PST by tacticalogic
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To: Lazamataz; Red Badger

I think I’m going to make it a mission to see if I can find out today...


26 posted on 12/23/2010 9:17:02 AM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, that’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: NormsRevenge

I’ve been somewhat skeptical about calls for impeachment, as despite my extreme dislike for this man, I hadn’t seen anything that IMHO was enough to legally justify that. But THIS seems to be to be grounds for impeachment. This is clearly an unconstitutional attempt to bypass the legislature and rule by administrative fiat. That’s impeachable.


27 posted on 12/23/2010 9:17:32 AM PST by Scutter
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To: NormsRevenge

SLASH the funding for the EPA and they won’t be able to control jack****. I’m sick of Emperor Obama and his decrees.


28 posted on 12/23/2010 9:18:01 AM PST by Reagan is King
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To: NormsRevenge

We’ve basically hit the tipping point. The elected government has ceded its power to established agency bureaucracies.

Until Congress takes these agencies down, we will have rule by bureaucratic fiat. Elections now are just window dressing.

We also have the added dimension of total collusion with the White House.

Obama will now govern by executive order and faceless bureaucracy. Whichever is appropriate for the issue at hand.


29 posted on 12/23/2010 9:18:59 AM PST by headstamp 2 ("My Boss is a Jewish Carpenter")
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To: goodnesswins; Red Badger; VanDeKoik
I mean at this point, it's only for fun. Even if you exposed them playing dirty with that picture, and it swept the web as (yet another) fraud by the mainstream State Run Media, it's not like anyone -- ANYONE -- is fooled any more by them.

Don't get me wrong, it's still an important exercise.

30 posted on 12/23/2010 9:20:32 AM PST by Lazamataz (If Illegal Aliens are Undocumented Workers, then Thieves are Undocumented Shoppers.)
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To: Lazamataz

HA...I have friends and family who ARE, I am sure, FOOLED by these fools.


31 posted on 12/23/2010 9:22:02 AM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, that’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: NormsRevenge

As the SOB arrives to his mansion on the beach.

http://www.kitv.com/r/26255200/detail.html


32 posted on 12/23/2010 9:24:16 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NormsRevenge

We need to regulate democrats.


33 posted on 12/23/2010 9:26:49 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (If raising taxes on an activity reduces such an activity, let's tax liberalism to death.)
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To: NormsRevenge
starting in 2012.

Nope, they are doing it already, just ask Texas. This story is just a distraction from the real action.

34 posted on 12/23/2010 9:27:37 AM PST by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Where the blankety blank are our representatives on DRILLING, on putting the word out that Obama has cost us $1.20 more per gallon for gas since he was anointed king...no one talks about that???


35 posted on 12/23/2010 9:28:32 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: NormsRevenge

We don’t need no stinkin’ legislature, or constitution. We’ll just go ahead and do what must be done to establish and perfect our Socialist Autocracy.


36 posted on 12/23/2010 9:35:35 AM PST by Elsiejay (.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I can’t wait till all the Republicans take office and stop this takeover.

Never mind.


37 posted on 12/23/2010 9:37:41 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: NormsRevenge
Wow. First HHS "review" of insurance premium increaes, then net "neutrality," and now this. Obama's megalomania never ceases to amaze me.
38 posted on 12/23/2010 9:41:57 AM PST by curiosity
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To: NormsRevenge

EPA regulations could make it difficult for Americans to stay warm this winter
the Daily Caller via YahooNews ^ | 12/14/2010

Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 10:10:19 AM by EBH

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2642409/posts

With reports predicting brutally-cold weather to envelop much of the U.S. in the coming weeks, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations could make it harder for Americans to stay warm. According to the National Center for Public Policy, the EPA’s regulatory war on greenhouse gas emissions will drastically increase costs for the majority of Americans who get their heat generated from coal.

Coal happens to be the chief emitter of carbon dioxide and other pollutants, making it the EPA’s public enemy number one. And in absence of a comprehensive energy bill, the agency’s strategy has instead been to regulate and cap its use, which is bad news for the country’s coldest regions. [ For complete coverage of politics and policy, go to Yahoo! Politics ]

According to a press release from the National Center for Public Policy, the Congressional Research Service this year has already predicted that the average American household will spend $986 just for heat this winter. As far south as Atlanta, Georgia, hundreds have already waited in line for government assistance programs to help pay their energy bills.

“With millions of Americans unemployed and struggling to keep their homes warm, the need for government assistance will only increase,” said Deneen Borelli of the National Center for Public Policy’s Project21. “Heavy demand and higher prices due to the Obama Administration’s assault on the fossil fuels we rely upon are going to stretch charities to their limits and beyond,” she said in a press release.


39 posted on 12/23/2010 9:44:06 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: NormsRevenge

The is A Big Deal, people.

It’s time to really yell about this one. This is one of the biggest, if not THE biggest, economy-killing attempts yet, over the long haul.


40 posted on 12/23/2010 9:45:41 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est.)
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To: VanDeKoik

There’s no doubt in my mind it’s a photo shop. I used to work across from a stack that emitted clouds of smoke like that for ten years, and I would watch that thing as I took breaks outside the office. That smoke isn’t emitting from that stack. It’s placed via photo shop at the silhouette of a stack IMO.

Regardless we have to get rid of this anus orifice in the WH that thinks he can rule this Nation by EO.


41 posted on 12/23/2010 9:47:11 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: palmer
The suit sought to block the EPA from enacting regulations that are to go into effect on January 2.

Environmental Protection Agency regulations could make it difficult for Americans to stay warm this winter

42 posted on 12/23/2010 9:48:12 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: Reagan is King
SLASH the funding for the EPA and they won’t be able to control jack****. I’m sick of Emperor Obama and his decrees.

Ding, ding, ding, ding ... we have a winner

Cut the EPA's budget to $1.25 a month and see how much of this crap continues.

Starve the Beast

43 posted on 12/23/2010 9:49:24 AM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: FreedomPoster

This is a big deal and regulations start going into effect as soon at January 2nd people!!!!


44 posted on 12/23/2010 9:49:58 AM PST by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: illiac

We are finished.


45 posted on 12/23/2010 9:51:39 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (Who needs Al Queda to worry about when we have Obama?)
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To: NormsRevenge
Ignore him and his commie finger puppets in the Evil Pretend Administration. He has no Constitutional authority to do any of this, and going along with him in this charade is akin to being complicit in a crime.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

46 posted on 12/23/2010 9:52:00 AM PST by The Comedian (Government: Saving people from freedom since time immemorial.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Please send the following to your senators and representatives:

Dear______________, it has become increasingly obvious that the president intends to use the power of the MANY agencies to bypass the will of the people and Congress. For that reason, it is imperative for Congress reclaim the power has abdicated to the executive branch. I propose a simple amendment that be put in EVERY bill voted on by Congress until it passes. The wording is as follows:

“No government agency, organization, or entity created by Congress in the past or future shall have legislative or judicial powers. For the purpose of this amendment, “legislative power” shall be construed to mean the making of any rule violation of which renders a citizen of any state or the United States to imprisonment, fine, or other punishment. “Judicial power” shall be construed to mean, the holding of any evidentiary hearing not presided over by an Article III court or the issuance of findings which result in imprisonment, fine, or punishment of a citizen of any state or the United States.”

Please consider this carefully.


47 posted on 12/23/2010 9:58:34 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: NormsRevenge
That is NOT a paper plant, but I am am fairly certain the exhaust pipe is a muffler from an Earth Mover or other large diesel .

Paper plant exhausts look nothing like that, and they exhaust STEAM, not smoke.

I just searched the web for paper plant smoke pics, and every one labelled as such either showed white steam or was shot with the sunset in the background, which of course changes the color of the water vapors from tighty whitey to skidmark brown.

This picture was was obviously shot at either sunrise or sunset, as the light is at/slightly below the horizon, and at one side. Even the tint on this one is due to the shadow of the (probably rising) sun.

This pic is a fraud.

48 posted on 12/23/2010 10:01:22 AM PST by 4woodenboats (Pelosi texts for a lifeline - "blinkblinkblink blink blink blink blinkblinkblink blink.....")
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To: Lazamataz; Red Badger; goodnesswins; NormsRevenge
No matter he location, as the caption says.....it's a paper plant. Not sure what that has to do with power generation, but...

Tell me, now....what party has been responsible for generating the most paperwork in the past few years?

49 posted on 12/23/2010 10:05:55 AM PST by edpc (It's Kräusened)
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To: NormsRevenge

(More added)Please send the following to your senators and representatives:

Dear______________, it has become increasingly obvious that the president intends to use the power of the MANY agencies to bypass the will of the people and Congress. For that reason, it is imperative for Congress reclaim the power it has abdicated to the executive branch. I propose a simple amendment that be put in EVERY bill voted on by Congress until it passes. The wording is as follows:

“No government agency, organization, or entity created by Congress in the past or future shall have legislative or judicial powers. For the purpose of this amendment, “legislative power” shall be construed to mean the making of any rule violation of which renders a citizen of any state or the United States to imprisonment, fine, or other punishment. “Judicial power” shall be construed to mean, the holding of any evidentiary hearing not presided over by an Article III court or the issuance of findings which result in imprisonment, fine, or punishment of a citizen of any state or the United States.

Under this law, all current rules implemented by any government agency, organization, or entity created by Congress that have legislative or judiciary powers as defined above will become null and void five years from the date of passage unless approved by normal constitutional means.”

Please consider this carefully.


50 posted on 12/23/2010 10:06:25 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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