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seafan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-26-12 11:52 AM
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Federal court upholds EPA’s climate change regulations
Source: The Hill

A federal appeals court has upheld Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas regulations, a victory for the Obama administration that’s also sure to inflame election-year political battles over the White House green agenda.

Environmentalists heralded the three-judge panel’s unanimous 82-page ruling that leaves intact EPA’s first-time regulations and authority to craft future rules to help combat global warming.

“Today’s ruling by the court confirms that EPA’s common sense solutions to address climate pollution are firmly anchored in science and law,” said Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund. “This landmark decision will help secure a healthier and more prosperous future for all Americans.”

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld EPA’s “endangerment finding” that greenhouse gases are a threat to human health and welfare – a finding that provides the underpinning for regulation of emissions from smokestacks, tailpipes and other sources.

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Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/234779-federal...



Take THAT, U. S. Chamber of Commerce, National Mining Association, National Association of Manufacturers, Republicans on the Hill, and Mitt Romney, who are all making it their business to tear down EPA's power to regulate greenhouse gases.



These people are, truly, traitors to America.



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AndyTiedye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-26-12 12:21 PM
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1. It Will be Overturned by the Supreme Court
The US Chamber of Commerce is UNDEFEATED before this Court.
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