Tags: jerry | lewis | climate | funding

Rep. Lewis Seeks to Withhold Climate Funding

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2010 01:09 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Rep. Jerry Lewis is burnishing his conservative credentials as he moves to strengthen his effort to chair the House Appropriations Committee. He is threatening to strip funding from regulations adopted by the Environmental Protection Agency, particularly climate change rules, Politico reports.

Lewis is aiming at the EPA’s “ongoing arbitrary interpretation of the Clean Air Act” – its attempt to begin regulating greenhouse gases in January, as he put it in a letter to the agency. Lewis promises to refuse support for federal funding to regulate greenhouse gases in the 112th Congress “unless Congress passes bipartisan energy legislation specifically providing the authority to do so.”

Lewis warns that the new House will conduct “unprecedented levels of oversight.” He indicates the GOP will also go after EPA regulations concerning spilled milk on dairy farms, airborne dust, lawn fertilizer and arsenic in ground water.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

NY Governor Hopefuls Debate Economy, Leadership

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 22:20 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption duri . . .

Experts: GOP Digital Talent Gap Needs to Close by 2016

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 22:05 PM

The GOP has a massive digital talent gap going into the 2016 presidential race, experts say.
While President Bara . . .

Texas' Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama Visit

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 21:10 PM

Democrat Wendy Davis said Wednesday she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas after largely  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved