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5/8/10

Trying to stop the Carbon Cops

With a bill on energy policy, including climate change, reportedly to be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week, it's worth following the Americans for Prosperity "Regulation Reality Tour."



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07PmTzSjXd8

"The EPA is trying to enforce regulations without a vote of Congress," said Mary Ellen Burke of Americans for Prosperity, during a tour stop last month in Wheat Ridge, Colo. "We think that all these environmental issues should be debated on their own merits in Congress, where they're supposed to be."

When the EPA in December made its "endangerment finding" on greenhouse gases, the Wall Street Journal wrote, "With cap and trade blown apart in the Senate, the White House has chosen to impose taxes and regulation across the entire economy under clean-air laws that were written decades ago and were never meant to apply to carbon."

In the meantime, Americans for Prosperity created a petition in the form of an "EPA Carbon Cops Citation."

Carbon Cop Citation Form

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