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States Seek Court Ruling to Defend Industry Challenge to EPA Endangerment Finding

Sixteen states and New York City have filed a motion in federal court requesting permission to challenge an industry-sponsored “Petition for Review” filed last month in Federal Appeals Court after EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson signed an Endangerment Finding on December 7th stating that greenhouse gas emissions pose a threat to human health and welfare. The industry groups challenging the EPA…

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Senator Murkowski, the EPA, and Lobbyist Money

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has been in the news a lot lately from her aggressive stance in opposition to the EPA endangerment finding showing that greenhouse gas emissions constitute a threat to human health and welfare, allowing regulation of GHG’s under the Clean Air Act. But that’s not all that has been bringing attention to Murkowski – recent news that…

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wants to Put Climate Science on Trial

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants to conduct a show trial it calls the “Scopes monkey trial of the 21st century.” Others take the analogy further back to the witch trials of Salem in the 17th century.