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Obama reverses EPA ozone regs, claims it's too expensive right now (DUH!)
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Posted on 09/02/2011 11:28:30 AM PDT by ElenaM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday scrapped his administration's controversial plans to tighten smog rules, bowing to the demands of congressional Republicans and some business leaders. Obama overruled the Environmental Protection Agency — and the unanimous opinion of its independent panel of scientific advisers — and directed administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the proposed regulation to reduce concentrations of ground-level ozone, smog's main ingredient. The decision rests in part on reducing regulatory burdens and uncertainty for businesses at a time of rampant uncertainty about an unsteady economy.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhobullshit; bhoheadfake; cleanair; economy; energy; epa; expiresnov2012; fraud; nobama2012; obama; obamacampaign; obamapropaganda; regulations; thegreenlie; youlie
"The proposed smog standard was estimated to cost anywhere between $19 billion and $90 billion, depending on how strict it would be."

More at link

1 posted on 09/02/2011 11:28:35 AM PDT by ElenaM
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To: ElenaM

The EPA under Obama proposed in January 2010 a range for the concentration of ground-level ozone allowed in the air — from 60 parts per billion to 70 parts per billion. That's about equal to a single tennis ball in an Olympic-size swimming pool full of tennis balls.

Jackson, Obama's environmental chief, said at the time that "using the best science to strengthen these standards is a long overdue action that will help millions of Americans breathe easier and live healthier."

The American Lung Association, which sued the EPA over the Bush standard, said it would continue its legal fight now that Obama is essentially endorsing the weaker limit. The group had suspended its lawsuit after the Obama administration vowed to correct it. Bwahahahahahahahahaha!

2 posted on 09/02/2011 11:31:13 AM PDT by ElenaM
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To: ElenaM

The operative phrase is too expensive RIGHT NOW. In other words, once the Marxist is safely re-elected, the regs are back on, baby, and doubled.

It’s Lenin’s “New Economic Policy” con job, or Stalin’s “Dizzy With Success” dodge, to lull the targets into a false sense of security before lowering the boom.


3 posted on 09/02/2011 11:31:35 AM PDT by Argus
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To: ElenaM

Like everything else with B.O. (and I do mean B.O.), there is a time limit on this announcement.

Before too long there will be a reversal on this reversal. Reversing a previous reversal. Causing a reversal of fortunes.
FOR ALL OF US.


4 posted on 09/02/2011 11:34:12 AM PDT by barstoolblues (Notes from the Hobbitt hole. By Hezbollah Hobbitt.)
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To: ElenaM

Was this the rule / bill that was going to close or make coal fired power plants close their operations or continue at extreme costs passed on to consumers ?

Hope yer well...stay safe.


5 posted on 09/02/2011 11:34:55 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: ElenaM
Previously posted at Obama halts controversial EPA regulation.

Some good comments on that thread. And some scary comments on Yahoo now. Makes me wonder if this country can even be turned around.

6 posted on 09/02/2011 11:35:07 AM PDT by cc2k ( If having an "R" makes you conservative, does walking into a barn make you a horse's (_*_)?)
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To: ElenaM
OK People! For some fun and entertainment go check out DU and HuffPo. 0bama's base is LIVID, if you think they were pissed over him caving over the Speech date next week, this is even better.


7 posted on 09/02/2011 11:36:49 AM PDT by TheShaz
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To: TheShaz

Link? I hate searching at those places.


8 posted on 09/02/2011 11:39:24 AM PDT by ElenaM
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To: cc2k

Crud, I looked back a couple of pages and thought I was the first. Sorry ‘bout that.


9 posted on 09/02/2011 11:40:01 AM PDT by ElenaM
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To: ElenaM

The patient is too weak to be blead now, but he’ll be back later to get more blood when the patient is stronger.

But he’ll definately be back, because he is certain that bleeding is good for the patient.


10 posted on 09/02/2011 11:40:13 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: ElenaM

Those new regulations will still be too expensive in December 2012.


11 posted on 09/02/2011 11:40:47 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: ElenaM

And he´s still a muslim creep.


12 posted on 09/02/2011 11:51:15 AM PDT by onedoug (!)
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To: barstoolblues

Good through Nov 7, 2012?


13 posted on 09/02/2011 11:52:15 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: ElenaM

The only thing likely to impress me regarding this topic, is the move to abolish the EPA. Short of that...?


14 posted on 09/02/2011 11:58:48 AM PDT by 13Sisters76 ("It is amazing how many people mistake a certain hip snideness for sophistication. " Thos. Sowell)
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To: Argus

Too expensive now is the same as too expensive later.

Waste is waste no matter when it is committed.


15 posted on 09/02/2011 12:02:56 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: Squantos

Yes, I believe it is the same regulation.


16 posted on 09/02/2011 12:07:40 PM PDT by ElenaM
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To: ElenaM
Wow. Obama must be really panicking about the economy to do something like this.
17 posted on 09/02/2011 12:09:55 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: ElenaM

That means it would cost around 180 billion dollars.


18 posted on 09/02/2011 12:33:57 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: TheShaz
OK People! For some fun and entertainment go check out DU and HuffPo

Took your advice and checked out DU. Obama could definitely get a primary out of the greens if he OKs that pipeline after this. The wackos are not happy.
19 posted on 09/02/2011 12:38:12 PM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: TheShaz

It’s amazing how pissed off the liberal Rats are...the comments in HP are brutal.


20 posted on 09/02/2011 12:40:10 PM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: ElenaM

When one person can determine the fate of 300 million that’s not a republic, but a dictatorship.

Congress needs to return its lawmaking powers to itself and strip them from the Executive branch.


21 posted on 09/02/2011 1:22:15 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: ElenaM

Yeah, Dick Obama, MOST of the things you are doing are too expensive at ANY time.


22 posted on 09/02/2011 1:52:11 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: ElenaM
so are they gonna shut down the coal fired electrical plants or not???
23 posted on 09/02/2011 2:43:23 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: ElenaM; Liz; AuntB; La Lydia; Tennessee Nana; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; ...

24 posted on 09/02/2011 2:55:04 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Budget sins can be fixed. Amnesty is irreversible.)
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To: Chode

I don’t know, I haven’t seen anything on that aspect yet. Hopefully those plants will stay online but anything can happen at this point.


25 posted on 09/02/2011 3:05:34 PM PDT by ElenaM
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To: ElenaM
prolly wait till the dead of winter to shut them down so the north east can freeze in the dark...
26 posted on 09/02/2011 3:09:56 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: ElenaM
the DUmmies are in complete meltdown...


and the RATS, take another one in the.........HA ha!!!

27 posted on 09/02/2011 3:25:26 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: mandaladon

“It’s amazing how pissed off the liberal Rats are...the comments in HP are brutal.”

Thank you for making my day. The only good rat - in a civilized world - is a pissed-off rat.


28 posted on 09/02/2011 3:40:28 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: ElenaM

Goota love gov’t bean counters

It’s going to cost between 19 billion dollars and 5 times that much.

maybe more, we just don’t know


29 posted on 09/02/2011 3:41:38 PM PDT by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: ElenaM

“President Barack Obama on Friday scrapped his administration’s controversial plans”

The bastard son of a Honoluhu street urchin already has promised to bury the coal industry. That tells me ms affirmative action has something even more sinister up his prissy little sleeve.


30 posted on 09/02/2011 3:49:18 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: ElenaM

Expect more right turns from the punk POTUS as he prepares for November 2012. He is taking a play from the Clinton playbook Wwatch what happens after the election


31 posted on 09/02/2011 3:49:29 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: ElenaM

***Obama reverses EPA ozone regs, ****

And the DUrs are goubg ballistic!


32 posted on 09/02/2011 4:19:05 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Click my name. See my home page, if you dare! NEW PHOTOS & PAINTINGS)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Where’s the media outrage?

Children and minorities most affected !!


33 posted on 09/02/2011 4:22:35 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: ElenaM

Don’t believe it.


34 posted on 09/02/2011 4:24:06 PM PDT by sport
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

The DU’ers don’t even know what he is delaying. They just scream “love canal” and crap like that.


35 posted on 09/02/2011 4:25:42 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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