ABC Nightline: Jessica Alba Leads Mommy War on Synthetic Chemicals
Angela Logomasini of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based Libertarian think-tank, conducts research and analysis on environmental regulatory issues and said she didn't believe there was a need to worry about conventional products.
"I think it's reasonable for consumers to be confident that the products they buy in the stores are safe. I don't think they should be worried about trace chemicals or low-level risks," she said.
Globalwarming.org: EPA Permitting of Greenhouse Gases: What Does Legislative History Reveal about Congressional Intent?
Next week, petitioners’ merit briefs are due in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, the first Supreme Court case since Massachusetts v. EPA examining the agency’s Clean Air Act regulatory authority with respect to greenhouse gases.
Bottom line: There is not a shred of evidence in the legislative history that Congress as a whole, the House or Senate separately, or any congressional committee ever intended for the EPA to regulate greenhouse gases through the NSR and Title V programs.
The EPA’s extension of New Source Review and Title V permitting to greenhouse gas emitters exceeds any discernible legislative intent and should be overturned. > Read more