Thursday, April 26, 2012

Senator Launches Probe Into EPA's 'Houses Could Explode' Scare Tactics, 'Crucify Them' Philosophy | CNSNews.com

Senator Launches Probe Into EPA's 'Houses Could Explode' Scare Tactics, 'Crucify Them' Philosophy | CNSNews.com: Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.) has launched an investigation into the Obama-EPA's apparent "crucify them" and “incite fear” strategies targeted at American energy producers. This investigation will look into EPA's actions towards domestic energy production specifically in light of the agency's recent efforts relating to hydraulic fracturing.

Inhofe’s first move was to send a letter of inquiry To EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson asking for answers regarding an emergency order issued by EPA Region 6, which it justified by making unfounded claims that “houses could explode.”

After the region’s EPA administrator incited public fear in interviews by repeatedly warning of the “danger of fires and explosions,” the emergency order was quietly rescinded – but, the damage to public perception had already been done, Inhofe says.

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