August 4, 2011

Relax: EPA Isn't Shutting Anything Down

Stephen Lacey, Climate Progress

AP Photo

When Congress comes back from summer break, expect a major push from Republicans to stop new air toxics standards proposed by the EPA. One of the top scare tactics from opponents is to claim that if these rules are put into place, the lights will go out.

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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 ››