Lawmakers question cap-and-trade

Lawmakers question cap-and-trade

There are 4 comments on the St. Augustine Record story from Apr 19, 2009, titled Lawmakers question cap-and-trade. In it, St. Augustine Record reports that:

WASHINGTON A growing number of lawmakers who are deeply involved in the effort to reduce greenhouse gases and global warming are beginning to question "cap-and-trade," the current hot-button solution to the problem.

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“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#1 Apr 19, 2009
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., says she isn't so sure the "cap-and-trade" approach favored by the White House, environmental groups and many of her Democratic colleagues is the way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants and other industries. She fears that it could lead to the same type of unregulated Wall Street money-making schemes that fueled the current recession.

"I have serious concerns about how a cap-and-trade program might allow Wall Street to distort a carbon market for its own profits,"
Rogue Government

Clermont, FL

#2 Apr 19, 2009
By God they better "question" it...Every single one of their asses will be voted out, just like when they messed with our guns...They'd better think long and hard...
Earthling

Spain

#3 Apr 19, 2009
Maybe they've realised that it's so much of an obvious scam that even Obi's new dog can see through it.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#4 Apr 19, 2009
I'm not so confident, I see to groups pushing this, financial speculators and lawyers, the money arm of the Democratic Party pushing for cap and trade and the grass root AGW alarmists and politicians, wanting to use a simple tax on CO2 for revenue and a rebate system to create welfare dependents. I would hope they eat each other, but I'm not holding my breath.

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