Republicans oppose EPA mandate
David Freddoso of National Review learns from a Republican staffer:
Actually, the Department of Energy already produces numbers on greenhouse emissions, even state-by state numbers. But these are based on voluntary reporting and reliable estimates and formulas — there is no “mandatory reporting.”
So I would not panic, but this does appear to be a change for the worse. Congress is already making a bi-partisan war on America’s energy producers and consumers (i.e., everyone) with the Energy Bill they will pass today. It is only a matter of time before climate alarmism adds still more to the already expanding burden on everyone in the form of higher gasoline prices and electricity bills.
Look out! The regulations are coming!