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Urge Congress to Defund the EPA!

No agency possesses the power to make law, and yet that is precisely what the EPA has done by placing itself above Congress on all matters relating to energy production and consumption. And it's only getting worse.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is one of the least transparent federal agencies, is based on faulty science, and creates job killing regulations.  The latest example is a set of regulations that are shutting down 285 coal plants, risking a future of rolling brownouts.  Sadly, incoming EPA administrator Gina McCarthy is continuing to lead this fight. 

According to an American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity analysis, the hardest hit states by EPA policy are Ohio, Pennsylvania, Georgia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Indiana. Nationwide, the number of actual plant closures is five times greater than EPA predicted would occur because of its regulations.

Gina McCarthy, the new EPA administrator, is no friend of coal. Nor will she do anything about rolling back the agency’s carbon endangerment finding, which ruled that carbon dioxide, a biological gas necessary for the very existence of life, is a “harmful pollutant” under the terms of the Clean Air Act. 

Nor will she repeal the EPA’s regional haze rule, carbon restrictions on new and existing power plants, and the “National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants” that restricts mercury emissions from plants.

Sue-and-settle arrangements the agency enters with organizations will similarly continue. This is where a group sues demanding that the EPA enforce the law in a new, expanded way and the agency enters into a consent decree with the party, which is signed by a judge. This leaves the agency with new powers under the Clean Air and Water Acts.

No agency possesses the power to make law, and yet that is precisely what the EPA has done by placing itself above Congress on all matters relating to energy production and consumption. And it’s only getting worse. The only option to rein in this rogue agency is to urge Congress to act aggressively and use its power of the purse to defund these regulations. 

You know what to do!  Let’s urge members of Congress to stop the EPA by defunding the agency. Members should refuse to increase the debt ceiling unless these regulations are repealed in full.  We need to encourage job creation, not make it impossible for businesses to prosper. But your representative and senators need to know you stand with them in order to find the courage to act.

Public Comments
Mar 10th, 2014
Thomas C. from Tomball, TX writes:
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Where in the constitution do they get the power to act as they have been lately.
Mar 10th, 2014
George S. from Murfreesboro, TN signed.
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christina w. from Sterling Heights, MI signed.
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Beth C. from Aurora, CO writes:
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The only way to stop this bureaucratic insanity whether it's the EPA or Political Correctness is to NOT ACCEPT IT ANY LONGER. Stand up to all of it with you GOD given common sense and when dealing with other people remember the "Golden Rule".
Mar 10th, 2014
Dan C. from Bowling Green, OH signed.
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Charles & Bonny K. from Cedar Lake, IN writes:
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Mr hitler could not get gun control through the House or Senate, so hw uses the EPA to shut down a lead smelting plant with threats of high fine or closure, and they are driven out of business. Where is the 22 lr ammo? Welcome to the world of King Hitler and his hinchmen! Wake up America!
Mar 10th, 2014
Someone from Hastings, MN signed.
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Thomas F. from Gardiner, ME writes:
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Defend the EPA and let the states decide.
Mar 10th, 2014
Jeff K. from Shawnee, KS signed.
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Jeff K. from Shawnee, KS signed.
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richard c. from Arlington, TX writes:
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defund the EPA and stop listing and acting on anything the say or suggest they are nothing more than home grown flat earth whackos (terrierest) funded by the radacl left (Dems.)
Mar 10th, 2014
John A. from Monahans, TX signed.
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Michelle G. from Houston, TX signed.
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Someone from Soddy Daisy, TN writes:
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This Administration is destroying our country and overriding the Constitution. It is time to take back control and defund the EPA!!
Mar 9th, 2014
Donna L. from Coraopolis, PA signed.
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Gary V. from Sebring, FL writes:
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eliminate all funding to the EPA
Mar 9th, 2014
William B. from Valencia, CA signed.
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RONALD C. from Coppell, TX signed.
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Ronald W. from Sheridan, WY signed.
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BRUCE T. from Superior, WI signed.
Mar 9th, 2014
ALFRED N. from New York, NY writes:
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YO, ITS TIME 2 DEFUND THE RADICAL LEFTWING EPA PERIOD! GLOBAL WARMING IS AN INCONVENIENT LIE PERIOD!! AL&VETS
Mar 9th, 2014
Ted R. from Cary, NC signed.
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Harold R. from Blackshear, GA writes:
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EPA has always been a destructive force for Traditional Industry in our Great Country. They are able to put out regulations on all of us that never have to be "Scientifically Supported." They also should always be required to study the economic impact of the proposed "new regulation's" implementation.
Mar 9th, 2014
Alec M. from Colon, MI signed.
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Ralph R. from Stevensville, MI writes:
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As a retired Vietnam Era veteran over 65, I live in fear of any cost increase that would reduce the income we have to live on.
Mar 9th, 2014
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Michael H. from Colorado Springs, CO signed.

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