Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

CARBís Mary Nichols disallows presentation of public concerns on cap-and-trade carbon trading
watts Up With That? ^ | May 31, 2012 | Guest post by Lorraine Yapps Cohen

Posted on 05/31/2012 5:44:28 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

California Air Resources Board (CARB) met on Thursday, May 24. On the agenda was discussion toward deciding where and how to spend the billions raised from cap-and-trade carbon trading in the state.

At the public meeting was Betty Plowman, who attended the meeting to present a letter on behalf of the industries that CARB calls polluters, the California Construction Trucking Association (CCTA) and California Dump Truck Owners Association. The letter describes CARB’s threats to these industries, induced by the Board’s regulations that are, in turn, based on junk science. The letter’s signatories indicate intention to seek reparations for the regulated class under CARB’s repression in California.

CARB Chairman Mary Nichols let the clock conduct the agenda and closed the meeting at 5 p.m. before Plowman could present the letter. The world according to CARB disallows any voicing of concerns.

“It was just another day in paradise, wasn’t it?” said Plowman in her personal communications on the meeting. “I thought of ‘The Price is Right’ announcer saying ‘come on down.’ Everyone get their hands out; decide where this windfall should go.”

CARB disallowed the presentation of public concerns. Mary Nichols, in her authoritative overreach, simply adjourned the meeting when dissenting perspective tried to be heard, as seen in this video:

(Excerpt) Read more at wattsupwiththat.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: carbontax; carbontrade; climatechange; commiefornia; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; kalifornia; regulations; trucks

1 posted on 05/31/2012 5:44:39 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: TigerLikesRooster; landsbaum; Signalman; NormsRevenge; steelyourfaith; Lancey Howard; ...

Regulators regulating!


2 posted on 05/31/2012 5:46:36 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

“Regulators regulating!”

at this rate ...will lead to citizens looking for lamposts and rope...


3 posted on 05/31/2012 5:54:06 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

High-Speed Rail Job Gubamint.. Unelected and vicious with agenda.

She should be jailed.


4 posted on 05/31/2012 6:44:09 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Why does the picture of that Nichols character remind me of the SMERSH broad in the James Bond movie "From Russia with Love".
Remember the one with the shoe dagger drenched in poison, who tried to take Bond out in the last part of the movie.
On a more serious side. You folks have endless problems to contend with your government trying to turn your state into some stone age society. It is sad.
5 posted on 05/31/2012 7:21:37 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

CARB= California Politburo


6 posted on 05/31/2012 7:30:11 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I wonder if garbage trucks fall under the category of ‘dump trucks’?

If so, wouldn’t it be nice if there was a buildup of about 60 days of garbage all over California before the citizens took back some of their own powers???

If they are going to try and build all that high speed rail system in California—some one needs to tell me how they will do so without dump trucks.........

They just get a bigger case of stupid every day in the land of fruits and nuts.


7 posted on 05/31/2012 8:52:14 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; 11B40; A Balrog of Morgoth; A message; ACelt; Aeronaut; AFPhys; AlexW; ...
DOOMAGE!

Global Warming PING!

You have been pinged because of your interest in environmentalism, alarmist wackos, mainstream media doomsday hype, and other issues pertaining to global warming.

Freep-mail me to get on or off: Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to all note-worthy threads on global warming.

America’s actual health and welfare crisis

EDITORIAL: A climate of hypocrisy

Law of Sea Treaty A Back Door For Cap And Trade

Obama’s Lame Duck Plan to Pass Cap and Trade

Latest from CO2 Science

Global Warming on Free Republic

Latest from Global Warming News Site

Latest from Greenie Watch

Latest from Real Climate

Latest from Climate Depot

Latest from Junk Science

Latest from Terra Daily

8 posted on 05/31/2012 9:11:50 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: NormsRevenge

Jail would be too good for these maggots.


9 posted on 05/31/2012 11:52:04 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers.....)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson