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Federal court upholds EPA's global warming rules
Associated Press ^ | June 26, 2012 | DINA CAPPIELLO

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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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climatechange; epaoutofcontrol; federalcourt; globalwarming; globalwarmingfraud; globalwarminghoax; globalwarminglaws; greenhousegases

1 posted on 06/26/2012 9:37:20 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Where in the Constitution does it give government power over the weather.


2 posted on 06/26/2012 9:44:26 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

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

http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2012/06/tim_walberg_legislation_to_tak.html


3 posted on 06/26/2012 9:45:03 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Before much longer, we’ll be ordered to breath less. (CO2 us deemed a “pollutant.”)


4 posted on 06/26/2012 9:54:39 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude
breath less.

There goal is less people breathing.

5 posted on 06/26/2012 10:16:23 AM PDT by itsahoot (About that Coup d'├ętat we had in 08, anyone worried yet?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; edcoil; cripplecreek; fwdude; itsahoot

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!


6 posted on 06/26/2012 10:22:05 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: fwdude

Isn’t the whole carbon credit scam just an attempt to tax the air we breath?


7 posted on 06/26/2012 10:42:24 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: fwdude

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!)


8 posted on 06/26/2012 10:47:33 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: fwdude

“Before much longer, we’ll be ordered to breath less. (CO2 us deemed a “pollutant.”)”

Page 1758 in the Affordable Health Care Act.


9 posted on 06/26/2012 10:50:37 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If I were king the EPA would still exist, but their duties would be scrubbing toilets at all of the other federal buildings.


10 posted on 06/26/2012 10:54:19 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: edcoil
Where in the Constitution does it give government power over the weather.

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!!

11 posted on 06/26/2012 10:54:56 AM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: publius911
Sorry. HTML head-on...

"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."

12 posted on 06/26/2012 11:01:31 AM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Infantile judges:
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.


13 posted on 06/26/2012 11:11:26 AM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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To: Hunton Peck

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


14 posted on 06/26/2012 12:01:48 PM PDT by Bullfrogg (American by birth, Irish by heritage, and hellraiser by choice)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"This is how science works," the [court] opinion said. "EPA is not required to re-prove the existence of the atom every time it approaches a scientific question."

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.

15 posted on 06/26/2012 1:23:45 PM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: palmer

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?


16 posted on 06/26/2012 1:26:51 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook!)
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To: cripplecreek

It’s almost surely going to need Congress to extricate America from catastrophic warmism stupidity.


17 posted on 06/26/2012 1:28:19 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook!)
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To: Hunton Peck

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.


18 posted on 06/26/2012 1:30:17 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook!)
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To: raccoonnookkeeper

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.


19 posted on 06/26/2012 1:42:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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