EPA To Drop ‘E,’ ‘P’ From Name


WASHINGTON, DC—Days after unveiling new power-plant pollution regulations that rely on an industry-favored market-trading approach to cutting mercury emissions, EPA Acting Administrator Stephen Johnson announced that the agency will remove the “E” and “P” from its name. “We’re not really ‘environmental’ anymore, and we certainly aren’t ‘protecting’ anything,” Johnson said.

LINK (via: The Onion)

In real news, administrators at the EPA have canceled a talk on climate change by their agency scientists.

LINK (via: The NY Times)



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