Judge rebukes EPA, orders quick evaluation on coal jobs lost over regs | Fox News
The EPA is required by law to calculate and make public the cost of EPA regulations. The EPA ignored that law. They played politics with our economy. Now, a US District court judge said that has to stop.
I’m skeptical. Federal agencies can break the law as they reward their political interests. Regulators can violate the judge’s instructions at no cost to themselves. I’ll believe the judge is serious when I see him issue an injunction against EPA regulations and fine the agency administrators. RM
“This response is wholly insufficient, unacceptable, and unnecessary,” Bailey wrote.The judge said the EPA is required by law to analyze the economic impact on a continuing basis when enforcing the Clean Air Act and McCarthy’s response “evidences the continued hostility on the part of the EPA to acceptance of the mission established by Congress.”Bailey ordered the EPA to identify facilities harmed by the regulations during the Obama presidency by July 1.