2011 was a year of perpetual threats to American workers and their jobs as well as the American economy. Tesoro faced a blizzard of new onerous job-killing regulations from the US EPA, and a White House openly hostile to the needs of our customers and our industry. Through one of the most menacing legislative and […]
By JOHN M. BRODER Published: November 16, 2011 WASHINGTON — The summons from the president came without warning the Thursday before Labor Day. As she was driven the four blocks to the White House, Lisa P. Jackson, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, suspected that the news would not be good. What she did […]
The Washington Post Post Politics 9/03/2011 By Juliet Eilperin and Peter Wallsten, President Obama’s controversial decision last week to suspend new anti-smog standards offered hints — but not the full road map — of how the White House will navigate politically explosive battles with congressional Republicans over which industry regulations to sacrifice and which ones […]
The New York Times Environment By JOHN M. BRODER Published: September 2, 2011 WASHINGTON — President Obama abandoned a contentious new air pollution rule on Friday, buoying business interests that had lobbied heavily against it, angering environmentalists who called the move a betrayal and unnerving his own top environmental regulators. To read the full article, […]
The Washington Post National By Juliet Eilperin The White House is engaged in an intense debate over how much it should tighten national smog standards, an issue that has sparked a battle between business and public health groups. Read the full article here.