The Future of Mankind on Sale for a Few Oil Industry Bucks....

When the Senate Appropriations Committee votes Thursday on the EPA budget, Sens. Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Byron Dorgan (D-ND) say they may try to block U.S. EPA climate rules, and it's possible that Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Mark Pryor (D-AR), and Tim Johnson (D-SD) likely to join them. Meanwhile, Several cities broke summer temperature records during the United States’ fourth hottest summer on record, including New York, Philadelphia, Trenton, Wilmington, Tallahassee, and Asheville, NC. Plus...the second and third largest ocean dead zones are now in the US, in the Gulf of Mexico and off the Oregon and Washington coast, and the Pacific coast is looking at a six-fold increase in hypoxic zones over the last 20 years. Sadly, even some democrats are willing to sell out the future of mankind for a few oil industry bucks.


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gerald 12 years 27 weeks ago

Blocking EPA rules by Democrats should not surprise anyone. American voters favor a GOP Congress 50% to 40%. Stupid does as stupid is. Have you seen any party more stupid than the Democratic Party? Blame the GOP landslide in November to an inept president and greedy Democrats who have sold their souls for money.

penguin guy 12 years 27 weeks ago

my comment concerns our EPA, Lisa Jackson allowing BP tp dump over a million gallons of dispersants into the Gulf. This stuff is banned in England it's extremely poisonous yet she went along with this multi-national corporation allowing them to make a disaster much worse. What a sellout.

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