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  • EDITORIAL: EPA’s chilling effect

    01/04/2013 6:34:46 PM PST · by jazusamo · 48 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 4, 2013 | Editorial
    Alaskan liberty goes up in smoke under new air regulationsNot-so-unintended consequences of overregulation are in the air. Newly adopted rules limiting airborne soot imposed by bureaucrats in Washington threaten to freeze the choices — and toes — of individuals living more than 4,000 miles away in subarctic Alaska. Thanks to authoritarian overreach, the freedom of America’s “last frontier” may not last much longer. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) waited until after President Obama’s re-election to announce drastic new restrictions on soot produced by industry smokestacks, diesel trucks and even ordinary sources like wood-burning stoves. The new standard for the great...
  • California to sue EPA if it fails to act quickly on air standards

    04/25/2007 8:33:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 493+ views
    ap on San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 4/25/07 | Samantha Young - ap
    SACRAMENTO – Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday said his administration will sue the Environmental Protection Agency if it fails to act more quickly on California's request to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles. Schwarzenegger said he called EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson on Wednesday and told him his agency was moving too slowly on California's 2005 request for a waiver to the federal Clean Air Act. The waiver, if granted by the EPA, would allow California to more aggressively regulate greenhouse gases as air pollutants. “If we don't see quick action from the government, we will sue the U.S. EPA,” Schwarzenegger...