From Climate Progress: http://tinyurl.com/4fwpk75
March 9, 2011
Speaking at the Center for American Progress Action Fund this week, House energy committee ranking member Henry Waxman (D-CA) railed against the toxic influence of Koch Industries on efforts to fight global warming. Brad Johnson has the story and video.
Waxman, who fought polluters to pass the Clean Air Act of 1990, is dismayed by the level of outright science denial among the Republican Party today, exemplified by their votes to slash and burn environmental protection, and the Upton-Inhofe bill to reverse the scientific finding that carbon pollution threatens public health:
It apparently no longer matters in Congress what health experts and scientists think. All that seems to matter is what Koch Industries think.
Watch a compilation of Waxman’s remarks:
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