20 Jan '12, 6am

The Sneakiest Anti-Environment Moves By House Republicans | Care2 Causes

The Sneakiest Anti-Environment Moves By House Republicans | Care2 Causes

In one of their sneakiest moves yet, House Republicans included almost 40 anti-environment riders on the omnibus spending bill and the payroll tax cut extension. In the tax bill, only one rider made the cut: requiring the president to make a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline within 60 days, which was a response to the White House delaying a decision on the pipeline until 2013. The requirement did not achieve its purpose of forcing Obama to approve the pipeline since the Obama administration announced it rejected a permit for the Keystone KL Pipeline on January 18. Score one for Obama! The good news is that most of the riders were cut from the spending bill. However, three survived: a provision to block funding to enforce new light bulb efficiency standard , a provision to exempt an aspect of Arctic drilling from Clean Air Act standards , and a provision that exempts the...

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