American Energy Initiative, Part 20: A Focus on EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Power of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, June 19, 2012   [open pdf - 7MB]

This is the June 19, 2012 hearing "American Energy Initiative, Part 20" held before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power. From the opening statement of Ed Whitfield: "I might say that today is the 20th day of our American Energy Initiative, and this morning, as I said, we will focus on the Environmental Protection Agency's [EPA] greenhouse gas regulations. Now, there are so many regulations coming out of EPA that it is very easy to trivialize the impact of these regulations. EPA's greenhouse gas regulations range from rule-setting new emission standards for cars and trucks to complex permitting requirements for donut factories, farmers, to rules affecting power plants. These greenhouse gas rules are a regulatory overreach in my view and serve as a backdoor cap and tax policy that Congress rejected in the last Congress. Any action regarding climate change should rest with Congress and not unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats at the Environmental Protection Agency." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Ed Whitfield, Bobby L. Rush, Fred Upton, Joe Barton, Henry A. Waxman, John D. Dingell, Robb McKie, Carl Shaffer, Charles Smith, Daniel J. Weiss, William L. Chameides, Louis Anthony Cox, Jr., Gerry Sweeney, David A. Wright, David D. Doniger, Steven E. Winberg, and Barbara Walz.

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