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massive seizure of power
12-19-2013, 02:15 AM #1
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A group of climate scientists and economists are challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other stationary sources.

These critics see a “massive seizure of power” by the agency.

The scientists and economists, including the former chair of the EPA’s Science Advisory Committee, filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, arguing that the agency does not have the authority to permit greenhouse gases from stationary sources. According to the group, such a permitting scheme is a “naked power grab of the most cynical sort.”


Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/18/massiv...z2ns4fBs00

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12-19-2013, 02:56 AM #2
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Quote:“Under the guise of a technical statutory interpretation, the EPA now asserts it has a central role for itself to control and dictate all aspects of our lives under an over 30-year-old statutory provision never previously thought remotely to cover this subject matter,”

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/18/massiv...z2nsEa33nm

In other words, they are applying the same interpretation to this obscure 30 plus year old "statutory provision" as they did with the patriot act.
They certainly do paint with a broad brush in DC these days. 15.gif

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