Daily Archives: September 2, 2011

Juliet Eilperin propagandizes on ozone rule withdrawal

Unbiased reporting seems still to be a mysterious concept to Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperin. Continue reading

Breaking: Obama asks EPA to withdraw proposed ozone rule

President Barack Obama has asked EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the agency’s proposed toughened ozone standards, citing “the importance of reducing regulatory burdens and regulatory uncertainty, particularly as our economy continues to recover.” The President’s statement and EPA’s are below.

These are rules that would provide no health benefits but cost $1 trillion per year in compliance and kill 7.4 million jobs by 2020.

So this is a hugely important victory for American workers and the economy, as well as those of us who have been fighting the EPA’s proposed ozone standards.

In a separate statement, EPA administrator Lisa Jackson says the agency will “revisit” the ozone standard. But that won’t occur until at least 2013 — when, with any luck, she will be able to revisit it from an unemployment line. Continue reading

EPA rules to kill Texas seniors?

Texas seniors could literally be sweating EPA’s new air quality rules. Continue reading