19 Jul '11, 4am

Mitt Romney: Clear Air Act Not Meant For Regulating Carbon Pollution

Another day, another news story from the campaign trail as Republican candidates continue to run away from taking responsibility for the US's carbon problem. The latest to do so is Mitt Romney, who made news earlier this year by saying that the world is getting warmer and "that humans contribute to that." Now Romney appears to be hedging, telling an audience today in New Hampshire that the Clean Air Act should not be used to deal with carbon emissions. Said Romney, via Politico : "I think we may have made a mistake...We have made a mistake is what I believe, in saying that the EPA should regulate carbon emissions. I don't think that was the intent of the original legislation, and I don't think carbon is a pollutant in the sense of harming our bodies." Romney's "mistake" comment references the Supreme Court decision that the EPA can use the Clean Air Act to deal with carbon...

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