Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Litigate, Regulate, Choke the Economy

Simple formula.

The Obama administration is expected to roll out a major greenhouse gas policy for power plants and refineries as soon as Wednesday, signaling it won’t back off its push to fight climate change in the face of mounting opposition on Capitol Hill.

...The standards are part of a series of climate rules from the Obama administration that have faced fierce opposition from industry groups and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.

They will come as welcome news to environmentalists who want the administration to flex its regulatory muscle following the death of climate legislation this year...Politico

Users of electricity and industrials are hardest-hit. Who needs them, anyway?

HT: VerumSerum


Beer, Bicycles and the VRWC said...

If this does not drive a Conservative Congress to defund EPA, I don't know what will. Obviously, in the Senate they will need to turn a couple, but it shouldn't be real hard.

neomom said...

They'll find some to flip... think Rockefeller/Manchin in WV and Nelson in NE