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The Los Angeles Times

GOP Plans Attacks on the EPA and Climate Scientists

Neela Banerjee

Washington —

If the GOP wins control of the House next week, senior congressional Republicans plan to launch a blistering attack on the Obama administration's environmental policies, as well as on scientists who link air pollution to climate change.

The GOP's fire will be concentrated especially on the administration's efforts to use the
Environmental Protection Agency's
authority over air pollution to tighten emissions controls on coal, oil
and other carbon fuels that scientists say contribute to global

The attack, according to senior Republicans, will seek to portray the
EPA as abusing its authority and damaging the economy with needless
government regulations.

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