Johnson: I Issued Hasty Denial to Counter Staff Leaks | Talking Points Memo

After more than two years of review and delay, the EPA finally shot down California’s attempt to crack down on greenhouse gases with a state law. And when EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson finally issued that decree, it was not accompanied by the usual bulk of agency legal and technical analysis. Rather, it came in the form of a press release on December 19th, which just happened to be the same day that the President signed the new energy bill.

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