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GOP Vows to "Clean Up" Environmental Laws" Fun Fact: House Republicans recently slipped 39 anti-environmental riders into an appropriations bill. "We urgently need to cut back on emissions... from the EPA!" Rep. Perkins (R-ID)
"I propose we take these toxic regulations and bury them deep inside Yucca Mountain!" "There, they will no longer threaten that endangered waterfowl, the Golden Goose."
"And speaking of mountains, we must continue our fight to remove all the mountaintops cluttering up Appalachia." "Who doesn't want more sky?"
"Yes, with a little effort, we can prevent an economic climate change for my corporate don-- I mean, American's economy." "We just have to think green."