Texas Fights Global-Warming Power Grab; Lone Star State Won't Participate in Obama's Lawless Policy
Byline: Peggy Venable, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The state's slogan is Don't mess with Texas. But the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is doing just that, and at stake is whether the Obama administration can impose its global-warming agenda without a vote of Congress.
President Obama's EPA is already well down the path to regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act, something the act was not designed to do. It has a problem, however, because shoehorning greenhouse gases into that 40-year-old law would force churches, schools, warehouses, commercial kitchens and other sources to obtain costly and time-consuming permits. It would grind the economy to a halt, and the likely backlash …
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Publication information: Article title: Texas Fights Global-Warming Power Grab; Lone Star State Won't Participate in Obama's Lawless Policy. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 26, 2010. Page number: B01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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