The Wall Street Journal The Cost of Lisa Jackson Why the EPA doesn't consider job losses when it creates new rules The White House lookback on "excessive" regulation has concluded and--breaking news--there's more work left to do. So let's commend those in Congress trying to force the Administration to conduct a credible cost-benefit test.
By John Engler President Obama won praise from businesses in January when he promised to bring "reason and balance" to a "21st-century regulatory system." Yet now, fewer than six months later, his administration is preparing to issue the single most expensive environmental regulation in U.S. history, a job-killing rule it is under no obligation to impose on the struggling economy.
NEWS / VIDEO: Media Outlets Report on EPA Sending Millions Overseas to Finance Projects Like "Breathe Easy, Jakarta"June 28, 2011 | ICYMI
Bipartisan Panel Expresses Outrage Over EPA's Foreign Handouts
By Carol D. Leonnig, Joe Stephens and Alice Crites With trips that began two months after he took office, President Obama has devoted more than half of his out-of-town private-business visits to promoting a single industry: clean technology, which the president says will lead the nation back to economic prosperity.
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By DINA CAPPIELLO and MATTHEW DALYThe Associated PressJune 12, 2011 WASHINGTON -- In the two years that Gregory Jaczko has led the nation's independent nuclear agency, his actions to delay, hide and kill work on a disputed dump for high-level radioactive waste have been called "bizarre," ''unorthodox" and "illegal."