Republican lawmakers have two chances to scale back the Environmental Protection Agency's extensive and "job-killing" climate regulations, writes Steve Milloy. The first is the upcoming 2012 EPA spending bill, and the other is negotiations over raising the country's debt ceiling, which must conclude in legislation by Aug. 2. "Republicans should use both opportunities to stop the EPA. ... At the very least, Republicans ought to be able to negotiate a timeout for the looming train-wreck of regulation," Milloy writes.

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