30 Apr '11, 8pm

Farron Cousins | Business Groups Lobby EPA to Drop Gas Emission

Farron Cousins | Business Groups Lobby EPA to Drop Gas Emission

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has only been regulating greenhouse gas emissions for four months, but business groups are already tired of the increased oversight. According to new reports , some of the largest business groups in America are fighting back, urging the President and Congress to strip the EPA of its new authority. The powerful business group known as the Business Roundtable is trying to convince the White House that the EPA does not need to be involved with the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions, at least not right now. The Roundtable insists that imposing new standards for emissions will hurt their industries and impose what they consider unfair costs on member corporations. In addition, the Roundtable claims that these new standards would plunge our economy back into another recession and cause massive job losses, as corporations attempt to re...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/business-groups-lobby-epa-drop-...

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