August 1, 2011

Don't Blame EPA for the Bad Economy

Matthew Cameron, Think Progress

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There’s a lot wrong with the U.S. economy — that much everyone can agree upon. But beyond that, there are a variety of different hypotheses about what exactly is keeping growth sluggish and joblessness high. Consider the latest theory that has been cooked up by House conservatives who are attempting to justify their assault on federal environmental regulations:

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May 11, 2012
Maybe We Just Found Sen. Inhofe's Worst Idea Yet
David Roberts, Grist
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.), champion of climate denial in the world’s most dysfunctional legislative body, has a lot of terrible ideas. But this one may be the worst ever: He wants to require Senate confirmation for all... more ››
May 8, 2012
Mitt Romney's EPA Would Likely Look Familiar
Erica Martinson, Politico
Moving new environmental legislation would prove difficult in such a divided Congress. | AP Photo more ››