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Energy in America: EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans
Fox News ^ | April 25, 2011 | Dan Springer

Posted on 04/25/2011 6:28:52 AM PDT by thackney

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1 posted on 04/25/2011 6:28:59 AM PDT by thackney
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To: thackney

This is idiocy personified. Lets give the Arabs yet more money to attack us with.


2 posted on 04/25/2011 6:31:13 AM PDT by Citizen Tom Paine (An old sailor sends)
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To: thackney

Insanity rules.


3 posted on 04/25/2011 6:31:13 AM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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To: thackney

We need to vote in people who have common sense and replace the Senate and get a President who can lead this country!

If the President thinks the Tea Party is extreme now wait until 2012!!!

http://www.presentationexpert.com/stw/?p=iglj87d1ba4102gquygx


4 posted on 04/25/2011 6:34:45 AM PDT by Halo-JM (Freedom Connector)
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To: thackney

BP’s rival stymied by US regulators. No surprise.


5 posted on 04/25/2011 6:35:03 AM PDT by Stalwart
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To: thackney

The EPA IS the new SS


6 posted on 04/25/2011 6:35:23 AM PDT by mongo141
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To: thackney

Environmental Protection Agency.

A Republican legacy.


7 posted on 04/25/2011 6:37:22 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans - Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: thackney
EPA Rules Force Shell to Abandon Oil Drilling Plans

SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE.

Shocked. I am shocked I tell you!

8 posted on 04/25/2011 6:38:00 AM PDT by Tupelo (The Boudicca from Wasilla supporter)
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To: thackney

Go to any national or international economic summit (G8, etc.) and look at all the anti business protesters, then imagine them going home to their day jobs, working for EPA and other anti business agencies.


9 posted on 04/25/2011 6:38:53 AM PDT by umgud
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To: Psalm 144

Everything old is new again! time for some price controls and gas lines!


10 posted on 04/25/2011 6:38:53 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: thackney

Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling.

Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling. ..............


11 posted on 04/25/2011 6:42:04 AM PDT by Red Badger (Mitt Romney: The Harold Stassen of the 21st century........)
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To: thackney

EPA places American security at risk...

EPA fails to support economic recovery...

EPA failure to support economic and resource growth threaten the ‘good faith and credit’ of the United States of America.


12 posted on 04/25/2011 6:42:04 AM PDT by EBH ( Whether you eat your bread or see it vanish into a looter's stomach, is an absolute.)
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To: thackney

THE EPA MUST GO


13 posted on 04/25/2011 6:47:00 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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Obama doing what he does best.......
Preaching Bull Sh!t and lies...

so what else is new for this Monday, April 25th?

14 posted on 04/25/2011 6:49:47 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: thackney

This Pisses me off.........


15 posted on 04/25/2011 6:50:00 AM PDT by MeSpikeLibs (You picked a fine time to leave me Lucille Boehner.)
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To: spokeshave

Major cleaning of all legislative offices and agencies is our only hope. Clean, deport and repeat.


16 posted on 04/25/2011 6:52:29 AM PDT by mcshot (The GREATEST GENERATION would not tolerate this bastardization of our Republic.)
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To: thackney

Insanity. Our national energy policy is being driven by pure insanity out of the EPA. And energy policy and costs are a major driver of the economy.


17 posted on 04/25/2011 6:52:38 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Red Badger

And I wonder if these environmental groups are funded by OPEC?


18 posted on 04/25/2011 6:53:03 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama's 2012 Slogan: "We've got what it takes, to take what you've got"!)
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To: steelyourfaith

Ping. Greenhouse gas insanity.


19 posted on 04/25/2011 6:54:10 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: thackney
Yeah, I'm shocked too. I would have thought the EPA would have tried to extort a larger amount before denying the permit.
Looks like Shell should have filled out the permits under the name of Petrobas or another Soros stock.
Live and learn Shell, live and learn.
20 posted on 04/25/2011 6:56:46 AM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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The EPA’s appeals board ruled that Shell had not taken into consideration emissions from an ice-breaking vessel when calculating overall greenhouse gas emissions from the project.

The GOP should be hanging this idiocy around Obama's neck from now until November 2012.

21 posted on 04/25/2011 6:57:03 AM PDT by dirtboy
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At the trials that WILL be held, there will be many sentenced to hang for their crimes. If I have to stretch the rope around some necks myself, I will do it.


22 posted on 04/25/2011 6:57:20 AM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: thackney

De fund the EPA in its entirety. Do it NOW!


23 posted on 04/25/2011 6:57:31 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: thackney

Try $12 a gal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D_IL3Vwbqg&feature=share


24 posted on 04/25/2011 6:57:33 AM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: thackney

The legislative bagmen must have complained to the head of the syndicate that Shell Oil Company has been a little light on their gratitude fees so far this year.


25 posted on 04/25/2011 7:00:12 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: thackney
Sounds like the EPA is running a Shell game. Only governments are allow to do crap like this.
26 posted on 04/25/2011 7:02:10 AM PDT by listenhillary (Social Justice is the epitome of injustice.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Funded by SOROS, which is just as bad if not worse..............


27 posted on 04/25/2011 7:02:10 AM PDT by Red Badger (Mitt Romney: The Harold Stassen of the 21st century........)
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To: thackney

The Enviro-Nuts are forcing a weird choice:

Intead of drilling in strongly regulated and protected US fields, they prefer to force production to come from unprotected dreck-filled environmental disasters like Lake Maricaibo and the Niger River Delta.

And then they tell us they “care about the planet.”


28 posted on 04/25/2011 7:03:39 AM PDT by cookcounty (Eric Holder, Head of the Department of JUST-US.)
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To: thackney

The EPA is all about destroying the American economy, and Ozombie is quite pleased.

We are supposed to be strangled into economic ruin, so that the idiots can implement their “green” economy.

Stuff you, EPA!!!


29 posted on 04/25/2011 7:05:24 AM PDT by TruthConquers (.Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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“What the modeling showed was in communities like Kaktovik, Shell’s drilling would increase air pollution levels close to air quality standards,” said Eric Grafe, Earthjustice’s lead attorney on the case.

Well, I guess they need to adjust their modeling since the models right now don't even indicate that the "pollution" would exceed air quality standards. Maybe they can get a government grant to pay for them to fix their models.

But then again, maybe they don't have to do anything because the EPA accepts their word without question.

30 posted on 04/25/2011 7:07:18 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their President is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: cookcounty

They are a bunch of useless tools, who don’t care about the planet. They want the oil developed elsewhere, so that our military can be shot at some more. So third world countries will have the development instead of us. Anybody but Americans need to benefit.


31 posted on 04/25/2011 7:08:28 AM PDT by TruthConquers (.Delendae sunt publicae scholae)
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To: thackney

Laws passed by about 500 people in the Congress are not half as frightening as regulations passed by one prick heading an agency.


32 posted on 04/25/2011 7:12:58 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: TruthConquers
This is just Obama and Stephen Chu plan to have gasoline cost just as much here as it does in John Kerry's beloved France.
33 posted on 04/25/2011 7:13:41 AM PDT by Wooly
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The EPA’s appeals board ruled that Shell had not taken into consideration emissions from an ice-breaking vessel when calculating overall greenhouse gas emissions from the project.

And I wonder how these emissions compare with the emissions created by obama's and michelle's junkets on Air Force 1, and al gore's trips to promote anti-global warming efforts?

Couldn't Shell just buy some carbon credits? /S

34 posted on 04/25/2011 7:14:54 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More (The mighty zero, obama,does not warrant the respect necessary for his name to be capitalized.)
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To: thackney

I’m sure obungler’s panel seeking reasons for higher oil prices will be all over this.


35 posted on 04/25/2011 7:15:08 AM PDT by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Red Badger
Environmental groups were thrilled by the ruling. ..............

The socialists are thrilled. This moves us closer to the collapse of our republic and them closer to the reins of power.

36 posted on 04/25/2011 7:18:21 AM PDT by MulberryDraw ( Switch off the EPA.)
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To: Citizen Tom Paine
"This is idiocy personified."

No, this is the expected outcome from giving leftist scum any sort of power at all. If they weren't making EPA policy, they'd be using whatever regulatory agency they had total control of to do the same thing from a different angle. If the EPA gets reigned in, they'll have new OSHA regs and if that doesn't work, they'll use something else. The entire Federal government is riddled with fascist scum and they're dedicated to tearing down this country and making sure we're no longer the leading world power. Any country that grants majority control of their legislature to fascist democrat thugs for fifty years should expect this. When that country then tops off those decades of corrupt fascist rule by tossing out a Republican majority after only a few years and grants the fascists a super majority in the legislature along with an ineligible, unqualified, narcissist, con man, for President deserves whatever it gets.

I hate that the good people have to pay the price right along with the idiots, but that's what happens when our parents and grandparents listened to "progressives" and granted them the power inherent in the 16th and 17th Amendments. Those two combine to destroy the restraint on Federal power that the Founding Fathers built into the system and we're just seeing the natural result of that gradual undermining of the Constitution. While it's easy to understand why several generations of the good hard working folks who make the country run ignored the constant tacking to the left and just kept their noses to the grindstone is understandable, it's not excusable. Elections alone aren't enough, we have to admit that there have been structural changes that allowed the fascists to get the sort of Federal control they now have. We have to win a long series of elections and retain control of the legislature for a long, long, time to unravel all of this.

As late as the early nineties it could have been turned around with a limited amount of pain and suffering, but now, there will be blood.

Regards

37 posted on 04/25/2011 7:19:56 AM PDT by Rashputin (Barry is insane., so handlers keep him medicated and on the golf course.)
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To: mongo141
The EPA IS the new SS

Nope, the SS carried guns. The EPA uses the weapon of the Vogons - bureaucracy. Stifling, suffocating bureaucracy.

38 posted on 04/25/2011 7:22:01 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: thackney

We are no longer ruled by Congress but by The Czars. A fitting name for the rulers of kingdoms that resulted from political apathy.


39 posted on 04/25/2011 7:24:36 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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The EPA’s appeals board ruled that Shell had not taken into consideration emissions from an ice-breaking vessel when calculating overall greenhouse gas emissions from the project.

The EPA did not return repeated calls and e-mails. The Environmental Appeals Board has four members: Edward Reich, Charles Sheehan, Kathie Stein and Anna Wolgast. All are registered Democrats and Kathie Stein was an activist attorney for the Environmental Defense Fund. Members are appointed by the EPA administrator.******

The enviro-nazis are in are now in full-throat and total control of the EPA. The same deep ecology that was central to Nazi ideology has now consumed the EPA.

Either the EPA is defunded or they will destroy the American economy.


40 posted on 04/25/2011 7:25:26 AM PDT by bereanway
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To: The Wizard

“THE EPA MUST GO”

Maybe it is something we can get on Ballots in 2012. That action alone cost the United States billions in revenues. I would love for Americans to know what the EPA has done to destroy America.


41 posted on 04/25/2011 7:26:21 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Who is John Galt?)
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To: thackney

funny thing:

you never hear the oil co’s and their refineries

complain or take out ads about the way they are treated by the enviro;s.


42 posted on 04/25/2011 7:31:10 AM PDT by ken21 (dem taxes + regs + unions = jobs overseas.)
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How much in the way of emissions are created by the Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers that oil companies frequently use in the Artic?
43 posted on 04/25/2011 7:32:29 AM PDT by digger48
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The Russians use nuclear powered ice-breakers. While I worked on the Alaskan North Slope, there was not a nuclear ice-breaker in use.


44 posted on 04/25/2011 7:37:40 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer (biblein90days.org))
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To: thackney

Any liberal could tell you that giving jobs to Eskimos is bad for them. They might get uppity and forsake the (virtual) plantation.


45 posted on 04/25/2011 7:40:08 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: bereanway

Note that they’re worried about alleged greenhouse gases (water vapor is more than 100 times more potent than CO2 in that regard) but they cannot say it will smog the nearby cities (probably because it won’t smog them).


46 posted on 04/25/2011 7:42:52 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: thackney

The EPA must be defunded


47 posted on 04/25/2011 7:47:02 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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there was not a nuclear ice-breaker in use.

I didn't realize that. Thanks. I thought we had a couple of our own.

I guess that makes me wonder.....why not?

48 posted on 04/25/2011 7:55:08 AM PDT by digger48
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To: Red Badger

Do the enviers walk or ride horses to their protests?? Are they going to regulate horse droppings next?


49 posted on 04/25/2011 8:04:39 AM PDT by Semperfiwife (And its 1, 2, 3 - what are we fighting for?? Don't ask Obama)
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To: thackney
The EPA’s appeals board ruled that Shell had not taken into consideration emissions from an ice-breaking vessel when calculating overall greenhouse gas emissions from the project.

Simple fix, Shell should just offer to fund a new nuclear-powered Ice-breaker. Thus little-to-no greenhouse gas emissions and neatly implements Obama's desire for increased nuclear power.

50 posted on 04/25/2011 8:13:00 AM PDT by SES1066 (Michael Moore - a pernicious progluddite of socialism!)
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