Tax on Coal in Nation's Stocking; New Greenhouse Rules Do Nothing but Unravel Red Tape
Byline: Steve Milloy, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Last Friday's federal appellate court decision allowing the Obama administration's greenhouse-gas regulations to take effect Jan. 2 is an unnecessary travesty for taxpayers, consumers, businesses and states.
The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit isn't the final word on whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's rules are legal, but it allows them to take effect pending their litigation.
The court (Clinton appointee David Tatel, Bush appointee Janice Rogers Brown and former-dope-smoking Reagan appointee Douglas Ginsburg presiding) held that the industries challenging the rules failed to show that the …
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Publication information: Article title: Tax on Coal in Nation's Stocking; New Greenhouse Rules Do Nothing but Unravel Red Tape. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: December 16, 2010. Page number: B03. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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