Tag Archives: EPA

Libertarians Call for Independent Investigation Into Flint Water Crisis, “All levels of government were responsible”

Press Release from the Libertarian Party of Michigan:

Libertarians Call for Independent Investigation

It has been stated that the Flint Water Crisis is Governor Snyder’s Katrina. Hurricanes are natural disasters though, which can be predicted and reaction plans can be formulated. Preparations could have been made to mediate the damage, but the hurricane could not have been avoided.… Read more ...

Green Party blasts Obama & GOP capitulation to corporate lobbyists on Tar Sands & axing EPA smog regs

Original press release and interesting discussion at Firedoglake: here.
As posted by Green Party member Ian Wilder at onthewilderside, below:

Green Party promotes Green New Deal: real action to curb global warming and end oil addiction, create new jobs in energy conservation, alternate energy development, and public transportation

Green Party leaders strongly criticized President Obama’s recent decisions on the controversial tar sands pipeline and EPA smog regulations, calling his support for the Keystone XL Pipeline and withdrawal of smog standards reckless and dangerous to public health and the environment.… Read more ...

In Copenhagen: Global Greens forum to address global warming

As posted at onthewilderside.com

Global Greens forum on December 13 to address global warming during UN Copenhagen Climate Conference

Green Party leaders from around the world–including Wangari Maathai, José Bové and Elizabeth May–to participate; US Greens challenge Obama to stop appeasing corporate polluters and peddling inadequate measures.

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders from every corner of the globe will participate in a public forum in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Sunday, December 13, during the United Nations Copenhagen Climate Conference.… Read more ...

Former EPA administrator Christopher J. Daggett will formally launch his independent gubernatorial campaign

…At 1 p.m. on Monday in the Statehouse Annex, according to Max Pizarro at PolitickerNJ.

Background at IPR.

-Paulie… Read more ...

Libertarian Party blog: The lights are on, but nobody’s home

Posted at LP.org by Donny Ferguson. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.



The Obama administration, convinced that lightbulbs and other uses of energy are destroying the planet, is considering imposing $646 billion in new "light switch" taxes on Americans to drive up utility bills and force people to use less electricity.  The American Council for Capital Formation, using the Energy Department’s own forecasting models, finds so-called "cap and trade" legislation will not only increase the price of electrity by as much as 129% by 2030, but eliminate between three and four million jobs by 2030.… Read more ...