Obama DOJ Contradicts EPA Chief on climate regs: Claims: ‘All about pollution control’ vs. EPA chief: ‘This is not about pollution control’


By: - Climate DepotSeptember 28, 2016 4:11 PM

Published on Sep 28, 2016

Defending EPA’s sweeping climate regulations before the U.S. D.C. Circuit, Obama Department of Justice attorney Eric Hostetler wholly disavows EPAs purported reason for writing the Clean Power Plan. Hostetler: “This rule is all about pollution control and nothing else.”

State of West Virginia v. EPA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
-September 27, 2016

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FLASHBACK: 
“[The Clean Power Plan] is not about pollution control. […] This is an investment strategy…”
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
-Senate EPW Committee
-July 23, 2014

“[The Clean Power Plan] is not about end of pipe controls. It’s about driving investments in renewables and efficiency. It’s about advancing our ongoing clean energy revolution […] That’s what… reinventing a global economy looks like.”
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
-Council on Foreign Relations
-March 11, 2015