31 Jul '11, 3am

Democratic Leaders Excoriate Congressional Republicans, Say This is the "Most Anti-environment House in the Hist...

Rep. Ed Markey, photo via flickr Many greens, including me, had big problems with Waxman-Markey , the failed cap and trade bill that would have finally priced carbon but also given a lifeline to the coal industry. Whatever your feelings for the bill, the congressmen behind it, Ed Markey (MA) and Henry Waxman (CA), have always been stalwart defenders of the environment. That's why they have massive credibility when they say that this Congress is the "most anti-environment House in the history of Congress." To back up their claim, the congressmen have published a fact sheet detailing the votes of this anti-environment, anti-science House, which has time and again taken aggressive action against legislation designed to protect our air, water, land, and health. In a press release, Rep. Markey, Ranking Democratic Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, said: "President...

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