About nine out of every 10 U.S. EPA employees will be furloughed if Congress and the president can’t reach an eleventh-hour budget deal, according to contingency plans released by the agency this morning.
But what about the children?
As I wrote in the Washington Times on February 9,
The EPA is coming for our jobs, electricity and economy. The Obama administration is preparing to make cap-and-trade look like a walk in the park compared to EPA regulation. Its regulatory apparatus is running amok.
Cut the EPA’s budget. Cut it in March. Close down the federal government if necessary. Save us now.
March may not have worked out, but cutting the EPA’s budget in April works, too.