[Sen. Lisa A. Murkowski’s, (R – Alaska)] resolution is evidence that both sides of the global-warming issue can agree that such a fundamental public-policy question should not be decided by unelected bureaucrats. Both sides also should be troubled by the EPA’s twisting of the Clean Air Act, which originally was designed to cut down on actual pollutants, into regulating so-called greenhouse gases.

Instead of preventing smokestacks from belching noxious fumes and toxic chemicals harmful to the health of human beings, the [EPA] has made its new enemy No. 1 a cow chewing grass in a field. Citing U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, the EPA declared “enteric fermentation” – a fancy phrase to refer to a cow’s natural emissions in the field [i.e. cow farts] – to be the primary source of methane, which is 20 times more powerful than carbon dioxide in planetary warming.

via EDITORIAL: EPA’s global-warming power grab – Washington Times.

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