Putting some limits on the EPA

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A great trend -- more faster. From FOX News:
House GOP bill aims to end �secret science� in EPA rulemaking
Republican lawmakers in the House are pushing legislation that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing new regulations based on science that is not transparent or not reproducible.

The Secret Science Reform Act, introduced Thursday by Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., would bar the agency from proposing or finalizing rules without first disclosing all "scientific and technical information" relied on to support its proposed action.

"Public policy should come from public data, not based on the whims of far-left environmental groups,� Schweikert said in a statement. �For far too long, the EPA has approved regulations that have placed a crippling financial burden on economic growth in this country with no public evidence to justify their actions.�
Excellent news -- and this is coming on the heels of this February 4th warning:
A great trend from Oklahoma
From The Hill:
Inhofe warns EPA regulations could cause winter blackouts
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said Tuesday that he plans to introduce a bill that would allow states to opt-out of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on power plants.

Inhofe said his Electricity Reliability and Affordability Act would allow states to determine which old power plants should be shutdown rather than the federal government.

In an effort to combat carbon emissions, the administration announced that it would limit how much new coal power plants can emit and slowly close older plants that aren�t efficient. Inhofe said states would have a better idea than the federal government of what consumers want and need.
Gotta love it -- limit the EPA and enforce the Tenth Amendment

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