EPA Regulation of the Day: Hydraulic Fracturing

Quote of the Day:
“I have the view, that the issue of fracking is the Achilles heel for our natural gas industry.”- Sectretary of the Interior Ken Salazar

Regulatory cap-and-trade
With Congress and the American people rejecting cap-and trade, the Obama Administration has employed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to achieve similar ends. Delaying job-killing regulations until after the November election, the EPA is currently sitting on numerous proposed rules sure to increase the cost of energy.

A recent report from Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.) unearths thirteen regulations likely to hit American consumers should President Obama be re-elected.

Read more at Americans For Tax Reform. By Tom Fletcher.

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