Obama Squeezed by Manufacturers, Greens

Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 11:34 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The White House is trying to gain support from the manufacturing sector by withdrawing looming regulations on factory emissions, but is running into political conflicts, reports DailyCaller.com.

obama, environmentalists, manufacturersPresident Barack Obama recently made high-profile visits to factories around the country as the sector continues to take hits, with 5,000 jobs killed in May, raw-material price surges, and stifled free-trade agreements.

Now, companies are concerned that the feds “are busy turning out regulations left and right that are causing a lot of uncertainty and angst,” Chad Moutray of the National Association of Manufacturers told the Caller.

Obama is being squeezed on both sides of the emissions issue, with environmental groups criticizing his withdrawal of regulations to placate manufacturers.

“It … provides yet another example of the Obama administration throwing in the towel on an initiative to protect public health, safety, and the environment,” said Rena Steinzor of the Center for Progressive Reform.

“With about 17 months left until the 2012 elections, it appears environmentalists had better brace themselves for a bumpy, disappointing ride ahead.”



© 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

HHS's Burwell's Comments Suggest Future Benefits for Illegals

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 18:18 PM

In a Sept. 9, 2009 speech to a joint session of Congress, President Obama declared that his signature health-care overha . . .

Kaiser Poll: Public Followed Ebola More Than Midterm Elections

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 18:03 PM

The American public followed the story of the Ebola virus outbreak more closely than the recent midterm elections, accor . . .

Rain, Snow Could Mess up Thanksgiving Travel

Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 16:28 PM

Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the cr . . .

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