Man oh man, I sure do like what I’m hearing from incoming Senate EPW Committee chair Barbara Boxer.

There’s this:

"Any kind of weakening of environmental laws or secrecy or changes in the dead of night — it’s over," Boxer said. "We’re going to for once, finally, make this committee an environment committee, not an anti-environment committee. … This is a sea change that is coming to this committee."

And then there’s this:

Sen. Barbara Boxer, the soon-to-be chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said Tuesday she will ask Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and two Democratic state lawmakers to testify about why Congress should pass federal legislation modeled on California’s landmark law to combat global warming.

I heart me some Babs.