EPA Admits They Do Not Account for Jobs When Regulating

April 15, 2011

FLASHBACK: Executive Order 13563 of January 18, 2011 - Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review

Section 1. General Principles of Regulation. (a) Our regulatory system must protect public health, welfare, safety, and our environment while promoting economic growth, innovation, competitiveness, and job creation.

FAST FORWARD: In a revealing exchange Thursday on Capitol Hill, an EPA expert confirms that the agency, contrary to the president's executive order, does not directly examine regulations' impacts on jobs. Watch the startling exchange between Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Mathy Stanislaus, EPA Assistant Administrator for Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
 

Watch the video, click here.