Obama threatens to veto bill that would block EPA's climate rules

04/6/2011 | Hill, The

The Obama administration on Tuesday reiterated its plan to veto a measure that would weaken the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to enforce rules on greenhouse-gas emissions. The bill, introduced by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., will likely pass the House but is expected to encounter Senate resistance. "If the president is presented with this legislation ... his senior advisers would recommend that he veto the bill," according to a statement from the White House.

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