White House Refused to Open Pollutants E-Mail

The White House in December refused to accept the Environmental Protection Agency’s conclusion that greenhouse gases are pollutants that must be controlled, telling agency officials that an e-mail message containing the document would not be opened, senior E.P.A. officials said last week.

White House Refused to Open Pollutants E-Mail – NYTimes.com

No, this headline is not from the Onion, I repeat, this is an accurate account of the workings of the world’s most powerful government as it delays action on climate change!

1 comment for “White House Refused to Open Pollutants E-Mail

  1. crumbs
    June 25, 2008 at 10:01 am

    It sounds like they were just trying to time it right, so that they could pass some new, more lenient standards without having to acknowledge the EPA’s report. Blatantly irrepsonsible.