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  • EPA administrator says rule critics 'crying wolf' to protect interests

    EPA administrator says rule critics 'crying wolf' to protect interests
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy offered a blunt defense Monday of the Obama administration’s new rule to cut carbon dioxide pollution, touting its benefits against mounting criticism from the coal industry and some...
  • Obama Administration unveils sweeping carbon proposal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday that form the centerpiece of the Obama administration's climate change strategy....
  • Obama says his new carbon regulation is about 'health of our kids'

    Obama says his new carbon regulation is about 'health of our kids'
    President Obama began a campaign for his newly proposed climate change proposal with an appeal Monday to parents and grandparents worried about “the health of our kids and the health of our planet.” In an afternoon conference call with the...
  • Environment trumps politics: The U.S. takes a stand on climate change

    Environment trumps politics: The U.S. takes a stand on climate change
    In a single stroke Monday, the Obama administration opened a two-front war against the forces of scientific ignorance and political inertia. Its weapon was a policy proposal aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants 15% to 17%...
  • Obama climate rule promises early health benefits

    Obama climate rule promises early health benefits
    By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate changes....
  • Gas boom dulls carbon rule's effect

    Despite fears that the Obama administration's proposed rule to curb carbon-dioxide pollution could wreak severe damage on the economy, the true effect is likely to be much more modest. And a key reason can be linked to the nation's boom in natural gas...
  • Dick Cheney, Lynne Cheney on 'Fox News Sunday'

    The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs: Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, author Lynne Cheney, give a joint interview to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Scott Reed of the U.S. Chamber of...
  • GOP puts its tea party 'civil war' behind it

    GOP puts its tea party 'civil war' behind it
    Sen. Mitch McConnell's easy victory over his tea party opponent in Kentucky's Republican primary Tuesday presents a tidy storyline: the establishment strikes back. In the primary season so far, McConnell and fellow GOP incumbents have successfully out-...
  • Primary season for Republicans

    The headline ("Republicans keep tea party wing at bay in primary races," May 20) might just as well have stated that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce won the primaries. In cases where its candidate was threatened, the chamber contributed heavily. We can...
  • Business groups give Obama's State of the Union speech mixed reviews

    Business groups give Obama's State of the Union speech mixed reviews
    WASHINGTON -- Business groups gave mixed reviews to President Obama's State of the Union address. They praised him for urging Congress to pass legislation overhauling the corporate tax code, making it easier to strike trade deals and reforming the...
  • The toll on U.S. roads [Editorial]

    The toll on U.S. roads  [Editorial]
    Since the 1930s, the federal tax on gasoline has been the single greatest source of revenue to pay for America's highways and mass transit. For every gallon sold, 18.4 cents is collected by the federal government and set aside in the Highway Trust Fund to...