Gallery: Obama Abandons EPA’s Stricter Smog Regulations


The Obama Administration is continuing its maddeningly anti-environmental course by blocking the EPA from enforcing stricter rules for air quality. Just last week, the administration approved the plan for the Keystone XL pipeline, and now Obama himself has stepped in to thwart the EPA’s plan to strengthen ground-level ozone (smog) standards, which could have protected us against health-threatening pollution. The President cited the recovering economy as his main reason for abandoning the regulations, saying that it would impose to heavy a burden on the industry — a fact that many environmentalists have been quick to point out is not entirely true.

Read the rest of this entry »


or your inhabitat account below

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home