Skip to comments.Federal court upholds EPA's global warming rules
Posted on 06/26/2012 9:37:13 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the first-ever regulations aimed at reducing the gases blamed for global warming.
The rules, which were challenged by industry groups and various states, will reduce emissions of six heat-trapping gases from large industrial facilities such as factories and power plants, as well as from automobile tailpipes.
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Where in the Constitution does it give government power over the weather.
Some good legislation from my congressman. He has more than 100 co sponsors but the more the merrier. (Defending America’s Affordable Energy & Jobs Act)
Tim Walberg legislation to take global warming regulations away from EPA is gaining supporters
Before much longer, we’ll be ordered to breath less. (CO2 us deemed a “pollutant.”)
There goal is less people breathing.
This is not an overreach of the EPA.
This is a result of an apathetic Congress granting the executive the power to over-regulate.
“Don’t Tread on Me” my arse. We bought them the tires to run us over!
Isn’t the whole carbon credit scam just an attempt to tax the air we breath?
At the age of 30 you will be subject to “last day” and report for renewal at the city square.
(or the sand man of the epa will get ya!)
“Before much longer, well be ordered to breath less. (CO2 us deemed a pollutant.)”
Page 1758 in the Affordable Health Care Act.
If I were king the EPA would still exist, but their duties would be scrubbing toilets at all of the other federal buildings.
That's where they want us to spend time and effort. They have the upper hand, whether it's constitutional or not. No one seems inclined to seriously challenge them.
The real war is challenging the total absence of proper (google it) a painstakingly complex document which evolved over time to guide science-ignorant judges in important matters.
The EPA totally ignores it and, evidently some Federal Courts also.
If the EPA continues arbitrary and capricious far-reaching regulations, it has perverted its original purpose. "Scientific" and "political" are terminally incompatible.
ELIMINATE THE EPA!!
"The real war is challenging the total absence of proper application of the Federal Rules of Evidence, (google it) a painstakingly complex document which evolved over time to guide science-ignorant judges in important matters affecting society, economics and the very lives of every citizen."
Citing a "Schoolhouse Rock" video, the judges in their opinion reminded petitioners that "It's not easy to become a law." They even provided a link to the popular video that explains how bills become laws.
"We have serious doubts as to whether ... it is ever `likely' that Congress will enact legislation at all," they said.
Obama death panel....if you are over 70 years old....you will be shot, because you have become useless, and breathe excessive CO2, We do not have enough trees to absorb all that human CO2
The court is obviously confused. There is no scientific argument for cutting CO2. There is a scientific argument about the existence of CO2 atoms and minor warming from them. What is lacking is any evidence of "catastrophic" warming or that lowering CO2 makes any difference considering the natural uptake.
It sounds like lawyer eloquence rather than good science carried the day for the warmists. I wonder how bad the other side’s briefs stank, not in truth but in quality?
It’s almost surely going to need Congress to extricate America from catastrophic warmism stupidity.
Not just that, but it’s not their place to opine on what the political branches of government are likely to do. It wouldn’t matter; their set task is to sort out cases under the law that is, not the law that might be.
The eccoweenies are screeching that congress doesn’t have the expertise that the EPA has.
I hate to tell them but 95% of the people who work for the EPA don’t have any relevant expertise either. The “EPA expert” who speaks with the local anti everything groups doesn’t have a single semester of natural sciences, he’s an attorney specializing in zoning and tax law.
If they want experts, they can ask the people who actually live here and know what we’re talking about. I’ve lived in the Michigan countryside for nearly 50 years and have a petty good handle on the natural world in this area.