Sen. Inhofe says boiler rule could jeopardize 800,000 jobs

A draft report from Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., puts forward a list of policy grievances about the Environmental Protection Agency's climate-regulation goals, which another senator called "job-killing." "The Obama EPA favors bureaucracy and heavy-handed intervention more than jobs and growth. ... outmoded provisions of the [Clean Air Act] are no longer tools to achieve clean air, but blunt instruments for EPA to enact anti-industrial policies," Inhofe said. Meanwhile, 18 Senate Democrats have supported Republican calls for EPA to reconsider a proposal that requires expensive retrofits to curb emissions from boiler-equipped facilities.

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