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Energy and climate policies that focus on new regulations and tax hikes will do more the hurt the economy than improve the environment. Republican Members of the Select Committee will urge Congress to evaluate any new energy or climate policies on four basic principles:

 Environment

Climate change policy must produce tangible enivronmental benefits:

Environmental regulations should result in actually, measurable improvement to the environment. However, not all climate change laws have been shown to actually improve the environment. Despite nearly three years of rules or regulations, carbon trading schemes in Europe haven’t produced any actual emission reductions there.

Efforts to confront climate change must produce real, actual results.


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Letters To the Committee

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Letters From the Committee

(October 14, 2010Members Urge NRC Chairman to Continue Yucca Mountain Review

(October 12, 2010Sensenbrenner Urges President to Open Independent Investigation of BP Spill

(July 15, 2010Members Urge NRC to Follow Board’s Ruling on Yucca Mountain


Multimedia

(July 17, 2009Rep. Sensenbrenner on White House climate negotiations secrecy, Fox News, July 17, 2009

(July 14, 2009Sensenbrenner questioning Administration transparency on Fox News

(June 9, 2009Sensenbrenner discusses EPA cow tax on Fox News


Hearings

(September 22, 2010The Global Clean Energy Race

(May 20, 2010Ridicule, Attacks Have No Place in Scientific Debate

(April 14, 2010Coal Must Remain a Central Element of U.S. Energy Policy


Op-Eds

(July 26, 2010Roll Call: Sensenbrenner: Don’t Abandon Yucca Mountain

(November 23, 2009Washington Times: EPA in a rush on gases

(April 24, 2009Investor's Business Daily: Administration's Gun To Congress' Head:


Events

(June 18, 2009Select Committee hearing on "Global Warming's Growing Concerns: Impacts on Agriculture and Forestry"



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