1/20/2011

GOP Plans To Take Dead Aim At EPA

Posted by Brian
GOP gearing up for EPA fight in House and Senate
posted at 12:15 pm on January 20, 2011 by Ed Morrissey

Both The Hill and Politico report today that Republicans on Capitol Hill have gotten serious about curtailing the EPA’s proposed regulatory growth on climate change. The new House Energy and Commerce chair, Fred Upton, initially didn’t get much enthusiasm from the GOP base, thanks to his previously moderate stands and his acquiescence in the incandescent-bulb ban. According to the agenda Upton put together for this year, though, it appears he got the message and plans a tough fight against EPA director Lisa Jackson and the Obama administration:

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) plans to take dead aim at the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate change regulations this year, according to a document obtained by The Hill laying out the panel’s 2011 agenda.

“Dead aim“? Say, isn’t that violent imagery?
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