Killing the air rule was bad politics. I guess his consultants hope that Obama can neutralize his opposition by moving in their direction. The only problem is that instead of looking moderate, the president looks unprincipled.
I reached out to Schakowsky with questions about disinformation on regulation, GOP rhetoric on energy, Gov. Perry's vilification of the EPA, and her commitment to the environment. It was just what the doctor ordered.
We hear analysis of the political influence of the so-called religious right; we hear religious principles applied to arguments for or against proposed laws, regulations, and even appointments of individuals.
There's not a lot more important to parents than loving their children and making sure they have clean air to breathe. Which is why this week's virtual deluge of clean air information is so important -- and scary.
How many electronic devices do you have in your home? How many televisions, computers, iPods, video games, and telephones do you use on a daily basis? Today I am reintroducing the Smart Electronics Act.
Instead of people just shaking their heads and sighing, "Well, what can I do?"... The answer is simple. Take a proactive step. The window of opportunity to send a comment of support to the E.P.A. is drawing to a close. August 4th to be exact.
The House Interior Appropriations Bill undermines clean water protections, undermines standards on toxic coal ash disposal, pushes aside Clean Air Act permitting processes for drilling off of Alaska's coast, and blocks the listing of endangered species.
The air quality improvements of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule will be tremendous, with the number of counties in violation of federal standards expected to drop from 207 to just two as soon as 2014.