The GOP is planning a strategy to make sure our unhealthy, dirty air and environments gets even worse.
What’s that jingle from Toyota? Oh yes: You ask for it, you got it. That applies to voters and particularly to non-voters who didn’t bother to turn up and vote.
GOP lawmakers say they want to upend a host of Environmental Protection Agency rules by whatever means possible, including the Congressional Review Act, a rarely used legislative tool that allows Congress to essentially veto recently completed agency regulations.
The corporate embedded GOP wants to shoot down the new EPA rules on ozone standards.
A spate of contentious EPA rules that are soon to be finalized could be prime targets, including the national air quality standard for ozone, toxic emission limits for industrial boilers and a pending decision about whether to regulate coal ash as hazardous waste.
This would be a good opportunity to link to one of my YouTube videos showing all the bad air in our area but… Fortunately Blogger has a video upload feature.