EPA Inspector General Slams EPA for Skipping Scientific Standards
Barrasso: “It’s clear we’ve all been repeatedly misled.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) responded to a report by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Inspector General that found that the EPA did not follow their own rules and safeguards when making their finding that carbon dioxide is a pollutant. The EPA’s determination has led to a mountain of Clean Air Act regulations that could cost over a million American jobs.
“Throughout the past two and a half years, the Environmental Protection Agency has used its ‘endangerment finding’ as a reason to roll out red tape that destroys jobs across America. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson has regularly assured Congress and the American people that its finding is based on sound scientific practices. (more…)