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Obama Readying Emissions Limits on Power Plants
New York Times ^ | June 19, 2013 | John M Btoder

Posted on 06/19/2013 8:21:47 PM PDT by lbryce

President Obama is preparing regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, senior officials said Wednesday. The move would be the most consequential climate policy step he could take and one likely to provoke legal challenges from Republicans and some industries.

Electric power plants are the largest single source of global warming pollution in the country, responsible for nearly 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. With sweeping climate legislation effectively dead in Congress, the decision on existing power plants — which a 2007 Supreme Court decision gave to the executive branch — has been among the most closely watched of Mr. Obama’s second term.

The administration has already begun steps to restrict climate-altering emissions from any newly built power plants, but imposing carbon standards on the existing utility fleet would be vastly more costly and contentious.

The president is preparing to move soon because rules as complex as those applying to power plants can take years to complete. Experts say that if Mr. Obama hopes to have a new set of greenhouse gas standards for utilities in place before he leaves office he needs to begin before the end of this year.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: electricity; emmissionslimits; energy; epaoutofcontrol; globalwarminghoax; greenhousegases; obamasreignofterror; powerplants
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To: lbryce

Move to Europe Ass clown Obama!...


21 posted on 06/19/2013 8:49:06 PM PDT by Route395
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To: lbryce

This will not help sales of the coal-powered Chevy Dolt.

And how many tens of billions does Obama Motors owe us taxpayers after all these years for union benefits?

With interest?


22 posted on 06/19/2013 8:54:08 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: lbryce

natural gas for heating the
Billionaires Club of Chicago
not affected.

stupid ass Republicans say nothing


23 posted on 06/19/2013 8:55:17 PM PDT by RockyTx
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To: caww

One of the most amusing (but alarming) ironies is that the Greenies are pushing electric cars while simultaneously forcing the cost of electricity to unbelievable highs. My electric bill has more than doubled in the past three years and I’m told that’s just the beginning.


24 posted on 06/19/2013 8:55:41 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: DLfromthedesert


25 posted on 06/19/2013 8:55:54 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Bernard Marx

Did you ever get the idea this isn’t about anything other than cash flow out of our pockets into theirs... and where they want to “wash it”.


26 posted on 06/19/2013 8:57:36 PM PDT by caww
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To: hattend

When will breathing be outlawed?


27 posted on 06/19/2013 8:59:05 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: lbryce

The Big O did not lie...at least about this.

During his first campaign he said “Under his plan, electricity prices would necessarily increase”. Paraphrasing his blather.

And his followers ignored or cheered.

I fear we are sooo out of luck.


28 posted on 06/19/2013 9:03:39 PM PDT by berdie
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To: caww

I don’t think any of that is going to make much difference as he’s moving forward hot and heavy regardless....and Congress can’t begin to move fast enough to stop him.


You’re right. He’s overwhelming any opposition.


29 posted on 06/19/2013 9:06:03 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

[[you are not the lawmaking branch of government. fubo straight to hell.]]

sorry to say, but yes he is now because the axctual lawmaking branch ALLOW him to be by NOT stadnign up to him liek they should, and liek we HIRE them to do

These businesses could fight this IF they were willing enough to do so by REFUSING to pay the extra money, then refusign to pay the fines- but htey would ALL have to do so as one to be effective- they coudl also threaten to withhold their federal tax dollars claimign that the person they hired is NOT doign hte job he was HIRED/elected to do, and has isnteasd turned his aggressiosn o nthe peopel and busiensses with NO reason for doign so-

But of course, the businesses wil lsimpyl comply best they can, be forced out of busienss when they can nol onger affiord the soaring prices-


30 posted on 06/19/2013 9:06:19 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Piranha
Give us a clue.

OK. During WWII he was propagandized to the American public as a kindly, pipe-smoking "Uncle" with a handlebar moustache. And that was after our politicians knew he had overseen the deliberate starvation genocide of as many as 10 million Ukranians and the assassinations of thousands of his own loyalists.

Meanwhile his spy and disinformation networks riddled the Roosevelt administration and maneuvered it into helping him enslave the bulk of Eastern Europe behind an Iron Curtain. They even helped him get uranium for his A-bomb development during the war before we'd developed our own bomb. Does that help?

31 posted on 06/19/2013 9:11:44 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: laplata

Yep....and our side can only play enough cards in hopes of retaining their seats. That’s about the only thing they can do at this point. ...or stall what they can.

The biggest problem is this adminsitration, and powers from other countries, and behind the scenes, are pushing another agenda that has nothing to do with welfare of our country....they are milking us dry while they use our revenues to establish the countries who will get on the Global band wagon.....then they’ll be done with us.

It’s now wonder all the wealthy,elites and politicians are arranging homes and villas overseas....when we fall they’ll continue elsewhere. Same with companies getting out....they all see it coming.


32 posted on 06/19/2013 9:15:53 PM PDT by caww
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To: lbryce

It looks like it won’t be long before Barack the Kenyan has us choosing whether to pay our health insurance premiums or the light bill. Thanks low information voters! You done good! ***holes!


33 posted on 06/19/2013 9:18:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (23,116,441 households on Food Stamps! Now that's what I call HISTORICAL!!!)
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To: caww

Good points. The United States is being set up for the greatest hit in history. And nobody will come to help us.


34 posted on 06/19/2013 9:35:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: lbryce

Everything is revenge with this guy. Obama minions: your God Obama is petty.


35 posted on 06/19/2013 9:44:51 PM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: laplata

<....”The United States is being set up for the greatest hit in history. And nobody will come to help us”.....>

In all honesty...we set ourselves up...when we turned our back on God...and the evidence is in.

We now accept all manner of sexual perversion....We take the life of the unborn children among us and call it a “right”. .....homosexuality and all manner of deviate practices are being taught to our children while we kicked God out of our schools....we’ve allowed every pagan religion to practice in this once Christian nation which God gave us to Honor Him “Only”. Not to mention that “truth” is no longer being allowed to be heard.

Why wouldn’t God Judge this nation?


36 posted on 06/19/2013 9:59:08 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

I’ve thought that since I was about 16 years old. Woodstock was my wake up notice.

God is now saying that “You no longer want me, go fend for yourselves.”


37 posted on 06/19/2013 10:04:18 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Maybe the answer is for all of us to ‘move’ to the West coast and push all the democrates into the sea?.... Leave the New England states for all the perverts to live in colonies, along with the prison systems.


38 posted on 06/19/2013 10:04:20 PM PDT by caww
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To: laplata

Woodstock should have woken everybody up....and it’s now those very people running our nation!...and they outsourced the rest of them overseas to “change” their worlds accordingly!

They fail to realize that God defines and establishes boundaries to the nations. He is the one who determines when a nation ceases to exist...and when they prosper.

This administration and the world Globalists think they are in control....they will in time have not only a rude awakening of who has been their ‘standard’ bearer....but will ‘see’ their utter contempt and disdain for the God of our Fathers.


39 posted on 06/19/2013 10:20:52 PM PDT by caww
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To: caww

That’s right.

{I wouldn’t want to be in Obama’s shoes}.


40 posted on 06/19/2013 10:24:08 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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