06 May '11, 6pm

John McCain Joins GOP Push to Abolish the @EPAgov

Who needs that dumb ol' EPA anyways? All it ever did was enforce the Clean Air Act, drastically reduce air and water pollution, save tens of thousands of lives annually, prevent an untold number of cases of respiratory illnesses, and generally make the United States a more pleasant, healthier, and cleaner place to live. So naturally, some senators have decided that we don't need it anymore, and are pushing a bill that would dissolve it into the Department of Energy. None other than John McCain, onetime climate action proponent and generally reasonable man

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/john-mccain-gop-p...

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John McCain Joins GOP Push to Abolish the EPA

treehugger.com 06 May '11, 6pm

Who needs that dumb ol' EPA anyways? All it ever did was enforce the Clean Air Act, drastically reduce air and water pollu...

Senate Republicans introduce bill to abolish the EPA

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climateprogress.org 06 May '11, 3pm

U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) introduced a bill that would consolidate the Department of Energy and the Env...

Richard Burr introduces bill to abolish the EPA via @grist

Richard Burr introduces bill to abolish the EPA...

grist.org 06 May '11, 8pm

It's just a harmless cost-cutting measure! Cross-posted from the Wonk Room . Senate Republicans have introduced legislatio...

GOP Launches Big Push to Expand Offshore Drilling

GOP Launches Big Push to Expand Offshore Drilling

treehugger.com 03 May '11, 9pm

that killed 11 people, soiled miles of coastline around the Gulf of Mexico, wiped out thousands of jobs, damaged the ecosy...