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senate Bill S. Joint Res. 53

Should the EPA’s Clean Energy Rule be Repealed?

Argument in favor

The Trump admin’s clean energy rule is a major step back for America’s energy future. It should be repealed to ensure that polluters are regulated and pollution reduction is a priority to ensure community and environmental health. If it’s allowed to stand, the ACE rule will allow increased greenhouse emissions and their attendant ill effects.

jimK's Opinion
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10/17/2019
Talk about political doublespeak! Yes, repeal the EPA Clean Energy Rule since, like most repub/trump sponsored crap, the Rule does exactly the opposite of what it’s title implies. Damn, we got to enact a People’s Clean Government Act- to rid ourselves of this malignant infestation of our executive branch agencies- to put them back to working on the things for which they were created. trump has made a concerted effort to appoint leaders whose only goal is to systematically dismantle the purposes for which these agencies were created. Every time I get reminded of this it just pisses me off more and more.
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Glowurm's Opinion
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10/17/2019
That Pig has put us backwards, in so many ways. Hell, yes, repeal it. Make the EPA what is supposed to be, again. The Environmental PROTECTION Agency - not the Environmental DESTRUCTION Agency! Murkowski and Sullivan, shame on you. Alaska, our Senators just voted to allow more carbon emissions into the air. We SHOULD NOT BE PROUD! DOWN WITH SULLIVAN IN 2020! MURKOWSKI, GOD WILLING, WHEN YOUR TERM IS UP, YOUR NEXT!
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Lucas's Opinion
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10/17/2019
The rule should be repealed, we can’t allow a group of people to make huge long term decisions with massive repercussions without having input from our elected representatives. They’re making huge global decisions without due process because they know that it wouldn’t pass in the House or Senate.
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Argument opposed

The Trump admin’s ACE rule will lead to decreased carbon dioxide emissions, so it’s going to work as a form of environmental protection. Overregulation harms American prosperity, so repealing the previous Clean Power Plan and replacing it with the less burdensome ACE rule is good for U.S. economic growth.

Gregory's Opinion
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10/17/2019
The democrats and there socialist agenda is crazy stuff and do not need to go down that road. WINNING
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David's Opinion
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10/17/2019
Another blot on the Republicans; business over the health and welfare of citizens. As an independent who historically voted Republican the majority of the time, I have to say it becomes increasingly unlikely - daily - that I will ever vote for a Republican again.
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singinghawk926's Opinion
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10/17/2019
Absolutely not! We need to continue moving toward eliminating fossil fuels and increasing the use of renewables!
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    Talk about political doublespeak! Yes, repeal the EPA Clean Energy Rule since, like most repub/trump sponsored crap, the Rule does exactly the opposite of what it’s title implies. Damn, we got to enact a People’s Clean Government Act- to rid ourselves of this malignant infestation of our executive branch agencies- to put them back to working on the things for which they were created. trump has made a concerted effort to appoint leaders whose only goal is to systematically dismantle the purposes for which these agencies were created. Every time I get reminded of this it just pisses me off more and more.
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    The democrats and there socialist agenda is crazy stuff and do not need to go down that road. WINNING
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    That Pig has put us backwards, in so many ways. Hell, yes, repeal it. Make the EPA what is supposed to be, again. The Environmental PROTECTION Agency - not the Environmental DESTRUCTION Agency! Murkowski and Sullivan, shame on you. Alaska, our Senators just voted to allow more carbon emissions into the air. We SHOULD NOT BE PROUD! DOWN WITH SULLIVAN IN 2020! MURKOWSKI, GOD WILLING, WHEN YOUR TERM IS UP, YOUR NEXT!
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    The rule should be repealed, we can’t allow a group of people to make huge long term decisions with massive repercussions without having input from our elected representatives. They’re making huge global decisions without due process because they know that it wouldn’t pass in the House or Senate.
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    Clean up trumps mess now please? Rid trump now and his entire staff
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    By passing this bill, the original environmental protections will be restored, which is critical to fight the climate crisis. The Trump administration is trying everything to support the coal industry even though its dying for economic reasons. Renewable energy is creating more jobs with higher pay than coal or fossil fuels. So why is Trump pushing for coal? Follow the money.
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    Put protection back into EPA. Clean air & water must be maintained. Industry standards must be enforced. Stop deregulations that profit industry but harm the environment. Our government must stop working for private industries. People before profit.
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    Support Ben Cardin ‘s bill. Repeal the EPA rule that goes against the EPA mandate and goes against protecting our environment. You must stand up against the Orwellian corruption and criminality and evil cronyism of trump’s corrupt criminal regime and bad actions of his corrupt criminal agencies.
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    Again, no regard for people. The only thing that matters to this President is big corporations making big money at the expense of the American people. Never mind about clean air. Not his problem, but it will be his grandchildren’s problem. No regard for life. What an absolute disgrace to this country. At some point republicans are going to pay the price for his stupidity, but that won’t be his problem either.
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    Another blot on the Republicans; business over the health and welfare of citizens. As an independent who historically voted Republican the majority of the time, I have to say it becomes increasingly unlikely - daily - that I will ever vote for a Republican again.
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    We have to put back in place what we had, in fact, the rules should be even more strict!
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    Stop this assault on environmental protections. We have the “cleanest” air because of our original clean air rules. It would be nice to see some Republicans actually stand up for the American people, not blindly toe Trumps line that benefits big corporations, not the rest of us.
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    Clean air? Now who would need or want that? Oh, that’s right — EVERY LIVING THING is all! This one, along with any other weakening rules on clean water, clean earth, etc. should be quite easy! You don’t need a brain to know how to vote this, or even one starved for clean air! You represent Colorado - we already have issues with our air. Don’t make it worse!
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    Absolutely not! We need to continue moving toward eliminating fossil fuels and increasing the use of renewables!
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    The Trump admin’s clean energy rule is a major step back for America’s energy future. It should be repealed to ensure that polluters are regulated and pollution reduction is a priority to ensure community and environmental health. If it’s allowed to stand, the ACE rule will allow increased greenhouse emissions and their attendant ill effects.
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    If you raise the maximum standard high enough, you’ll will meet them. Trump and corporate America view on pollution. It’s like raising the acceptable lead levels you can be exposed in drinking water, that way in their mind it makes it safer. Talk to flint MN.
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    Read the details on this before you choose yea or nay! The question is misleading
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    I hate it when you jerks warp the words so bills look like they do the exact opposite of what they say.
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    Despite the name, this does not do anything to improve the environment protection. Instead it provides less protection making things even worse. Excessive regulation can be a concern but no regulation is far worse.
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    G E T A S C L E A N A S W E C A N !!
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