Power plant limits at center of Obama climate plan

Jun 25, 2013 by Josh Lederman
President Barack Obama speaks during his meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 24, 2013, with CEOs, business owners and entrepreneurs to discuss immigration reform. From left are, Cecilia Muñoz, direcor of the White House Domestic Policy Council, the president, senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling, and Dilawar Syed, CEO Yonja Media Group. Obama hosted the meeting to discuss the importance of commonsense immigration reform including the Congressional Budget Office analysis that concludes immigration reform would promote economic growth and reduce the deficit. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Barack Obama is taking climate change efforts into his own hands, proposing sweeping steps to limit heat-trapping pollution from coal-fired power plants.

Obama will unveil his climate plan Tuesday in a speech at Georgetown University. It's Obama's most prominent effort yet to deliver on one of his major priorities. None of the steps require congressional approval.

The of the plan is the first-ever limits on new and existing power plants.

The White House says Obama hopes to generate enough electricity from renewable energy projects on public lands to power the equivalent of 6 million homes by 2020. He'll set higher goals for renewables installed at federal housing projects.

Obama is also announcing $8 billion in federal loan guarantees to spur investment in carbon-reducing technologies.

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ScooterG
2.1 / 5 (22) Jun 25, 2013
"$8 billion in federal loan guarantees"

Another Solyndra-type program perhaps??
freethinking
1.7 / 5 (23) Jun 25, 2013
Ever wonder why all these pro-obama articles keep coming up? Is it to get all his scandals and incompetence out of the news?

Where is his plan to reduce unemployment?
Where is his plan to stop the government from spying on all Americans?
Where is his plan to tell the truth about Bengahzi?
Where is his plan to stop the IRS from going after Conservative groups?
Where is his plan to stop the DOJ from going after the media who report negative things about him?
Where is his plan to stop fraud and waste in the Government?
Where is his plan to protect the constitution?
ScooterG
1.8 / 5 (22) Jun 25, 2013
If Oidiot wants to curtail power plant output, then let's start with the federal government - put all federal facilities on a random, rolling blackout schedule.

Cut their electric power down to 6 hours a day, off and on, hit and miss. Start with the white house.
VendicarE
3.7 / 5 (13) Jun 26, 2013
"Ever wonder why all these pro-obama articles keep coming up?" - FreeTard

Because this is a Science and Technology site that reports reality, not a Faux news outlet or Conservative Bubble Blog that reports mindless fantasy and ant-reality, anti-science, anti-humanity, propaganda for the purpose of duping the ignorant (you), the gullible (you), and the mentally ill (you), in order to further enrich those who are already wealthy.

VendicarE
3.9 / 5 (12) Jun 26, 2013
"Where is his plan to reduce unemployment?" - FreeTard

Employment is the business of American Corporations.

Thanks to Republican ideology, the American Corporate plan is to move as Many American Jobs overseas as possible.
VendicarE
3.6 / 5 (12) Jun 26, 2013
"Where is his plan to stop the IRS from going after Conservative groups?" - FreeTard

Since Conservative groups - especially TeaPublican groups are filled to the brim with people who claim that they have no legal obligation to pay taxes, only a fool and a lowlife would try to prevent the IRS from investigating those people and groups for tax evasion.

Have you been paying your Taxes FreeTardo?
VendicarE
3.5 / 5 (11) Jun 26, 2013
"Where is his plan to tell the truth about Bengahzi?" - FreeTardo

Or his birth certificate.

When do you plan to come forward with the truth about those child prostitutes you have been renting?

VendicarE
3.5 / 5 (11) Jun 26, 2013
"Where is his plan to stop the government from spying on all Americans?" - FreeTardo

The NSA is collecting the same information on American communications as the telephone companies, web add services, and other on line service providers are.

If the NSA is "spying" on the American people for doing this, then so too are American Corporations.

Why are you giving those Corporations a pass while whining about government for doing the same thing, or purchasing the data gathered by those companies?

VendicarE
3.7 / 5 (10) Jun 26, 2013

"Where is his plan to stop the DOJ from going after the media who report negative things about him?" - FreeTardo

There is no evidence that this has happened. Although such accusations are popular on Obama Hate Boards, and the fantasy news served up on Faux News.

You aren't stupid enough to have fallen for it are you?
VendicarE
3.7 / 5 (10) Jun 26, 2013
"If Oidiot wants to curtail power plant output" - SKooTard

He intends to reduce power plane effluent, not output.

It is a difference that you are apparently not intelligent enough to understand.

We are not surprised by this given your level of Repubican Hate and Republican ignorance.
VendicarE
4 / 5 (9) Jun 26, 2013
"Another Solyndra-type program perhaps??" - ScooTard

You can't make an omelet without cracking some eggs.

Your failure to comprehend is why you will never be in a position of leadership or trust.

You are destined to be a squeaky little cog doing it's incompetent best at destroying the American machine.

geokstr
1.9 / 5 (13) Jun 26, 2013
"Another Solyndra-type program perhaps??" - ScooTard

You can't make an omelet without cracking some eggs.

Yes, like those 100 million eggs your BFFs had to break in the last hundred years in the USSR, China, Cambodia, et al, right? They probably deserved it though, since they were doubleplusungood with all their thoughtcrimes.

Oh, BTW, I just wrote to the moderators about your constantly vicious and abusive conduct here. Perhaps we'll soon get to see the rollout of VendicarF, eh?.
Mr Anderson
3.7 / 5 (13) Jun 26, 2013
Oh, BTW, I just wrote to the moderators about your constantly vicious and abusive conduct here.


Aww what a naughty boy he is. If you go run to your mommy, she might give you a cuddle.
Howhot
4 / 5 (9) Jun 26, 2013
Oh, BTW, I just wrote to the moderators about your constantly vicious and abusive conduct here.


Aww what a naughty boy he is. If you go run to your mommy, she might give you a cuddle.

Yaw, what a pansy move; geokstr. You can dish it out but you can't take being called a tard.

I think the tard comment fits the environmental global warming denier pretty well. Vendi's trademark is his 'tard' tag-on which is meant to show how little the certain comment contributors know about the subject they are responding to. If Vendi call's you a tard, chances are you are a tard!

VENDItardE
1 / 5 (13) Jun 26, 2013
how about F U howhot, you are as big a dick as stupid a moron as VendicarE
Neinsense99
3.8 / 5 (10) Jun 26, 2013
how about F U howhot, you are as big a dick as stupid a moron as VendicarE

Another eloquent soliloquy from the master of Shakespearean drama. (sarcasm)
Howhot
5 / 5 (7) Jun 26, 2013
how about F U howhot, you are as big a dick as stupid a moron as VendicarE

How about @ENDItardEtard suck a large one in front of an ice-cream store. But that is kind of getting off topic.

deepsand
3.4 / 5 (10) Jun 27, 2013
how about F U howhot, you are as big a dick as stupid a moron as VendicarE

You lack the humour to be entertaining, the knowledge to be informative, and have all the charm and attraction of a deceased rat which suffered from leprosy and incontinence.
VendicarE
5 / 5 (3) Jun 30, 2013
"Oh, BTW, I just wrote to the moderators about your constantly vicious and abusive conduct here." - geoksTard

You you are also an enemy of freedom of speech and expression.

How Republican of you.
VendicarE
4.8 / 5 (4) Jun 30, 2013
"Yes, like those 100 million eggs your BFFs had to break in the last hundred years in the USSR, China, Cambodia, et al, right?" - geokstard

And what of the 100 million killed by Capitalists? 50 million by America alone?

George Bush Jr and Sr, alone are responsible for the murder of over 2 million people.

Ronald Reagan funded a campaign of terrorism and civilian murders in Nicaragua that took the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Why aren't those Republican war criminals in jail?

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