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  • Obama’s Trickle Down EPA Regulations Are Harming Businesses and Energy Production

    01/28/2016 8:23:59 AM PST · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 1/28/2016 | Ken Blackwell
    The EPA in Washington, DC is the best example of a national agency nearly out of control. Empowered by a president who scoffs at the idea of working with Congress, the EPA is clearly carrying out its own executive ordered mission to impose a litany of costly new regulations that, in the long term, could cut jobs in the energy and manufacturing sectors and could easily delay new business investment across the country. New national EPA regulations governing carbon, methane, ozone emissions and water quality require oil, natural gas and coal producers to pay costly fines or shut down. With...
  • Cap-And-Traitors

    06/11/2010 5:46:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies · 789+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 11, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Politics: The Senate just claimed the title of the world's most delusional body by refusing to strip unelected EPA bureaucrats of the power to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant. This was the day freedom died. One wonders why we have a Congress at all. The 53 profiles in cowardice that could not get a cap-and-tax bill through the U.S. Senate voted Thursday to let the Environmental Protection Agency keep the unprecedented power Congress did not expressly give it. It is power that the EPA arrogated to itself through regulation to control every aspect of the American economy and our...
  • Stopping The EPA's Power Grab

    06/09/2010 5:23:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies · 359+ views
    IBD Editorial ^ | June 9, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Overregulation: The Senate votes on blocking a government bureaucracy from usurping power never delegated to it by Congress. This administration may put Copenhagen above the Constitution, but we the people have other plans. The GOP's 1994 "Contract with America," a gift that keeps on giving, hopefully will rescue us once again from the clutches of an unelected bureaucracy, the Environmental Protection Agency, which has been allowed by the Supreme Court to regulate every breath we take and every machine we operate. When cap-and-tax legislation was introduced in Congress, the Obama administration threatened that if Congress failed to act, the EPA...
  • Senate Dems Vote to Empower EPA to Enact Cap and Trade

    06/11/2010 5:05:36 AM PDT · by Man50D · 20 replies · 871+ views ^ | June 11, 2010 | Connie Hair
    Senate Democrats yesterday voted to empower unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), trial lawyers and activist judges to enact Obama’s cap and trade national energy tax through regulation and against the will of the American people. Voting down Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Ak.) resolution of disapproval (S.J. Res.26) by a 47-53 margin, Democrats approved handing the EPA the unprecedented power to drastically regulate carbon dioxide, the very substance human beings exhale when we breathe. All Republicans voted in favor of the disapproval resolution that would have stripped the EPA’s ability to enforce their “endangerment” finding, six Democrats crossed...
  • Senate rejects move to block greenhouse gas regs

    06/10/2010 1:44:10 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 68 replies · 3,088+ views
    AP ^ | 6/10/10 | JIM ABRAMS
    The Senate has rejected a bid to stop the Obama administration from imposing regulations on greenhouse gases, giving a boost to President Barack Obama as he pursues broader clean energy legislation. Senators turned back a resolution that would have rescinded the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. Supporters of the measure, mostly Republicans, argued that the EPA had usurped the authority of Congress to set climate policy and that the EPA regulations would increase energy costs and kill jobs.