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Got Science? These Phony Attacks on EPA Have Real Casualties

Seth Shulman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Seth Shulman

Last week's Supreme Court ruling finally allows EPA to do its job on the related front of regulating air pollution that crosses state borders. That science-based, interstate enforcement effort alone, EPA research contends, will avoid somewhere between 13,000 and 34,000 premature deaths each year.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Perry Warns Uncooperative Federal Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Many Republican presidential candidates have argued the federal government is bloated and its employees are lacking. Texas Gov. Rick Per...

Rick Perry's Toxic Environmental Record

AP | By CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Gov. Rick Perry likes to say the best way to promote economic growth is to reduce regulation. When it comes to the environment, Perry...

Telling the Truth About the Environment and Our Economy

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

It's a certainty in Washington that lobbyist talking points and inside-the-beltway speeches are going to be overblown and exaggerated. But lately, misleading claims about the EPA's work have been making their way into the mainstream debate.

Why Rick Perry's Moratorium Proposal for the EPA Is a Bad Idea

Anthony Jerrod | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Anthony Jerrod

There is simply no evidence in the history of the existence of the EPA that its purpose is to pass cost-prohibitive regulations and to kill jobs.

Rick Perry, Texas Continue To Wage Battle Against EPA As Fight Over Regulations Grows Fierce

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOUSTON — A longstanding tit-for-tat between Texas and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over how to regulate pollution has grown fierce ...

Texas Legislators Introduce Proposals Declaring State Sovereignty

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Anna M. Tinsley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry apparently isn't the only one fed up with Washington. More than a half-dozen state lawmakers have filed measures to try to limit the ...

Rick Perry Looks To Take Texas Rebellion National, Starting States' Rights Crusade With EPA Battle

The Houston Chronicle | Stewart M. Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Rick Perry's anti-Washington rhetoric, which helped hand him a re-election landslide, is about to be put to the test as he girds for a series of ...