The punks are feeling the heat?
Jeffrey Holmstead, a partner at the law firm Bracewell & Giuliani who represents several utilities, said the agency is responding to industrys concerns that even some new natural gas plants would not be able to meet the proposed standard.
My sense is they realize the path that started down doesnt work, said Holmstead, who headed EPAs air and radiation office under George W. Bush. This proposal is so completely different from anything theyve done before theyve created a problem for themselves.
The Dims need to get past the mid-term elections in ‘14, and putting more coal states out of business is not prudent. After The First Dictator has all the levers of D.C. power in his grasp, he can shut down every coal mine in the country and see the price of electricity soar, as was his stated goal way back in ‘08.
Silly Facts are to hard to overcome at the moment ... they are re-grouping and gathering more $ for the next assault.
If power plants which emit CO2 are penalized, then the Obama regime can regulate human breathing as Americans produce more CO2 than do the power plants.
Knock on the door coming to you soon. “Pay a penalty or stop breathing”.
Rewriting the proposal would significantly delay any action,
Until AFTER the 2014 elections. That’s what this is all about.
If he wants to REALLY fight Global Warming, he’ll need to glassify China first...since they are putting out nearly twice as much as us now. Pretty soon we’ll have about as much impact as Belgium.
There are ‘climate rules’?Really? Rules without ANY evidnce that man is responsible for climate change? And we’re allowing this as a nation? QWe’re just allowing peopel in power to make up any lame ‘laws’ they liek regardless of whether there is any actual evidence or not? We truly are lost as a nation if we’re ghoign to keep allowing people in power to extort money from us liek this without due cause!
Just what America needs to scuttle our own energy independece. The EPA should be reduced by 90% and just worry about cleaning up the water supply. If they ever got that right we might have confidence in them.