Skip to comments.Justices rap EPA; Obama praises it
Posted on 01/11/2012 10:00:00 PM PST by WilliamIII
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Tuesday he doesn't buy the notion Americans must choose between growing the economy and what is good for the environment.
Obama took a short ride over to the Environmental Protection Agency to thank EPA staff members "for their hard work" to make sure " the air we breathe, the water we drink, the foods we eat are safe."
"Because of you, across the board, we're cutting down on acid rain and air pollution," Obama said as he praised EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson for her leadership. "We're making our drinking water cleaner and safer. We're creating healthier communities. But that's not all. Safeguarding our environment is also about strengthening our economy.
"I do not buy the notion that we have to make a choice between having clean air and clean water and growing this economy in a robust way. I think that is a false debate."
The comments came as the U.S. Supreme Court accused the EPA of overreaching. Justice Antonin Scalia criticized the agency's "high-handedness" when dealing with private property and Justice Samuel Alito described some EPA measures as "outrageous." [In the Sackett v EPA case on Monday]
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Thank you, Justices, for upholding our Constitutional rights as American landowners.
Great quote by Obama, why should we have to make any choices?
Gag me with a shovel.
WHY would anyone expect anything different from our first RADICAL AMERICAN PRESIDENT?
The MSM tells us he is a Christian, are you stupid enough to believe that?
Obama was bought and sold to destroy America. He is playing a radical leftist role which the MSM loves and nourishes but his purpose is to hurt America in every way he can.
Radical social policies that promote racism
Hurting American jobs by Health Care takeover
Stopping American energy production in the name of conservation
Americans are the biggest fools in history. His Muslim gloves will come off as he gains more power.
He’s dredging up acid rain? Really? That long-forgotten hoax?
Where’s the growth, Brack?
I want the money figure. How many fines? How much has the EPA cost American, industry by industry?
I think that is a false debate.”
Only one false is you