OPINION: Investors Business Daily Editorial "Stop EPA's Energy Tax"
Federal Authority: At a contentious hearing on legislation to keep the EPA from regulating carbon dioxide as a pollutant, Republicans rightly called global warming a power-grabbing hoax that is all pain for no gain.The assertion came at a Wednesday hearing before the House subcommittee on energy and power on the "Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011." The measure is designed to reassert the authority of Congress to levy taxes on the American people and direct public policy -- powers that are being usurped by the unelected bureaucrats...
NEWS: Media Outlets Report on the Introduction of the Energy Tax Prevention Act
FOX NEWS: Energy & Power Subcommittee Vice Chair John Sullivan Talks about GOP Plan to Rein in the EPA ... THE DAILY CALLER: Upton, Whitfield, Inhofe release plan to block EPA Republican Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released his long-awaited draft of legislation to block the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulations on carbon Wednesday evening. Upton was joined by Republican Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky, chair of the Energy...
OPINION: Kim Strassel in the Wall Street Journal "Cap and Trade Returns From the Grave"
By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL
Cap and trade is dead. Long live cap and trade.
The president presented his new, conciliatory face to the nation this week, and his State of the Union was as notable for what it didn't include as what it did. He uttered not one word about global warming, a comprehensive climate bill, or his regulatory attempts to reduce carbon. Combined with his decision to give the axe to controversial climate czar Carol Browner, political analysts took all this as further proof that Barack Obama...