Va. AG Cuccinelli: ‘The EPA has violated the law here’

“The EPA has broken the law by relying on — among other ways — by relying on IPCC data rather than doing its own research.”

The Daily Caller reports:

…“It is our view that the EPA has violated the law here,” Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said on a conference call with reporters on Tuesday. “We don’t file lawsuits because we don’t like policies. We only file lawsuits if they break the law, and here the EPA has broken the law by relying on — among other ways — by relying on IPCC data rather than doing its own research.”

Two years ago, Cuccinelli petitioned to have the EPA reconsider its 2009 “Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Finding for Greenhouse Gases Under Section 202(a) of the Clean Air Act” in light of the release of the Dec. 2009 “Climategate emails” and reports that the IPCC might have manipulated their data.

“We are in court because the EPA has refused to do even that,” Cuccinelli said of the EPA’s failure to consider additional data….

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3 thoughts on “Va. AG Cuccinelli: ‘The EPA has violated the law here’”

  1. I personally told the EPA during the public feedback period for the Endangerment Finding that they were only using the IPCC research but they didn’t listen to me, nor did anyone else. It’s nice that they are now being sued by why aren’t people being more proactive?

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