06 Sep '11, 7pm

Rick Perry announces his intentions to make the EPA unapologetically pro-pollution.

Rick Perry. Photo: Gage Skidmore Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Speaking at a campaign stop in his home state Monday, Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced his intentions to make the Environmental Protection Agency unapologetically pro-pollution. His remarks were reported by the Houston Chronicle : "I'll tell you one thing: The EPA officials we have an opportunity to put in place, they're going to be pro-business, and there's not going to be any apologies to anybody about it," he said. "Those agencies won't know what hit ‘em." It's not hard to see why Perry would want environmental regulations to be crafted by polluters, considering that he's taken $11 million from the oil and gas industry since 1998. Meanwhile, Perry has stepped up his attacks on climate science by falsely claiming that researchers manipulated data for money. Perr...

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