Thursday, June 10, 2010

"Resolution of Disapproval" of EPA CO2 regulations

From Americans for Prosperity:

AFP Statement on Sen. Murkowski EPA Disapproval Resolution

Statement from AFP Vice President for Policy Phil Kerpen:

"Senator Murkowski's bipartisan resolution of disapproval is a huge step forward to restoring some sanity to economic policy by stopping the EPA's runaway bureaucracy. EPA's blueprint for its outrageous global warming power grab includes 18,000 pages of proposed regulations to control every aspect of the economy--everything that moves: planes, trains, buses, automobiles, tractors, lawn mowers, livestock--and lots of things that don't move, including commercial buildings and commercial kitchens that use natural gas as a cooking fuel.

"Sens. Lincoln (Ark.), Landrieu (La.), and Nelson (Neb.) deserve credit for crossing party lines and joining Murkowski's effort to reclaim control of economic policy for Congress. Under the Congressional Review Act it only takes 30 signatures to force a floor vote, so this will get voted on. It will only require 51 votes to prevail, and we encourage all senators to join this bipartisan effort not to outsource our economic future to bureaucrats at the EPA."

Read more:

Senators Cornyn and Hutchison from Texas have already signed on in support of this resolution. If you live outside of Texas, contact your Senator NOW and ask them to support!

Senator Murkowski's full resolution is HERE in PDF.

Full writeup in The Hill.


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