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Wendy Long on Environment

 

 


The EPA has heaped rules upon rules

Q: What immediate steps would you propose to still meet America's energy needs while reducing global warming?

Wendy Long: America can and should be energy self-sufficient, for the sake of both economic growth and national security. Poor government policy is the only thing that has stood between us and energy independence. In fact, in light of our shale oil and shale gas discoveries, we can create millions of new jobs and become the lead exporter of energy in the world. The EPA has heaped rules upon rules so that compliance is taking a huge toll on our American energy industries. These rules have created great waste and inefficiency, and because they are generated by an unaccountable bureaucratic state, they are largely beyond the reach of remedy in a system of self-government. They have driven up the cost of American energy for both consumers and business, making it difficult to create jobs.

Source: LWV's Vote411.org on 2016 New York Senate Race , Sep 19, 2016

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