THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Effort To Block EPA Greenhouse Ruling Now Bipartisan

By Sean Higgins   
Wed., Feb. 03, ’10    3:38 PM ET
Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., has co-sponsored a bill to prevent the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases as pollutants under the Clean Air Act. Peterson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee — which has some jurisdiction on climate issues — explained his thinking in a statement:

“I have no confidence that the EPA can regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act without doing serious damage to our economy. Americans know we’re way too dependent on foreign oil and fossil fuels in this country — and I’ve worked hard to develop practical solutions to that problem — but Congress should be making these types of decisions, not unelected bureaucrats at the EPA.”

Read More: IBD

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