09 Aug '11, 7pm

Rick Perry prays for an end to drought and EPA regulations:

Rick Perry prays for an end to drought and EPA regulations:

Rick Perry. Photo: Gage Skidmore Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be announcing his bid for president this Saturday, according to Politico . And last week, in an interview with CBN News , Perry gave a preview of his approach to federal environmental policy by explaining that he prays for the EPA to roll back emissions and air quality standards: Frankly I pray for the president every day. I pray for his wisdom, I pray that God will open his eyes. I wish this president would turn back the health care law that's been passed, ask that his EPA back down these regulations that are causing businesses to hesitate to spend money. Unless Perry is talking about reductions in hospital expenditures because of improved public health, his belief that EPA regulations of mercury, air toxics, and carbon emissions will cause businesses to stop spending money is ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-policy/2011-08-09-rick-perry...

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Rick Perry's environmental record

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