Al Gore Slams Obama Over Emission Standards

By Chris Good

President Obama has backed off tighter Environmental Protection Agency emissions standards, and he's taking some heat from fellow Democrats, including former vice president Al Gore. Gore wrote on his official blog today:

Instead of relying on science, President Obama appears to have bowed to pressure from polluters who did not want to bear the cost of implementing new restrictions on their harmful pollution--even though economists have shown that the US economy would benefit from the job creating investments associated with implementing the new technology.

Read the full post at AlGore.com.

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