Skip to comments.Va. AG Cuccinelli: 'Rogue' EPA Must Be Corralled
Posted on 03/01/2012 12:52:01 PM PST by Gopher Broke
The Environmental Protection Agency is so out of control that it needs a major fix, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli tells Newsmax.TV.
And a court case challenging the agencys powers to limit greenhouse gases now before a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., could be just the remedy the agency needs, he said.
I am cautiously optimistic that the court will send this back to the EPA to be fixed, Cuccinelli said.
I hope to fix it like a dog snip but thats going to require a new president as well, so I hope the timing will work out well for that, he said during the exclusive Newsmax.TV interview.
Virginia and Texas are leading efforts to challenge the EPAs finding that greenhouse gases are pollutants that endanger health. A three-judge panel is being asked to determine whether states and industries must comply with regulations that curtail their output.
Companies including Massey Energy and business groups led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have joined the states in the challenge.
The states would not have brought the case if they did not expect to win, he said, adding, Its always hard to beat an agency because they get such tremendous deference in the courts.
So much extra information came out after the EPA, which Cuccinelli described as a rogue agency, had made its ruling that the whole issue should be reopened. Its worth noting if for nothing else, humor that in rejecting it, the EPA issued a 360-page document explaining why they didnt need to reopen the record.
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It needs to be taken to the slaughter house.
Speaking of regulations, how many of us know about the smart meters replacing our old water, gas and electric meters? Apparently, they cause fires, appliance melt down, illnesses, and invasion of privacy matters. Google it. smart meters.com they are not for our safety, but for control over us. They can be shut on or off by the companies who installed them.
The states ought to be in charge of their own environmental business, not the Feds.
Uh, the utility can already turn your service on or off. How else would you expect them to deal with people who don't pay their bill? As far as the privacy implications are concerned, I'll be VERY surprised if they can come up with any snoopology we can't defeat about 2 hours after it hits the street.