Fair Burdens Actby Representative Keith J. Rothfus
Posted on 2015-12-03
ROTHFUS asked and was given permission to address the House for
1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
Mr. ROTHFUS. Mr. Speaker, the mass production of cheap, reliable
energy has powered the greatest expansion of wealth and opportunity in
human history. It has resulted in higher living standards and improved
health in the United States and around the globe.
Notwithstanding this too often ignored reality, the President wants to commit the United States to even more stringent, anti-energy regulations than those currently in place. The President's Clean Power Plan alone is expected to increase our energy prices by nearly $300 billion over the next 15 years and reduce annual job creation by over 200,000.
According to the EPA's only models, the impact of all of these rules on global temperature increases will be near zero.
The United States cannot effect change alone. China, the world's largest polluter, and other top emitters of global CO
That is why, today, I introduced the Fighting Against Imbalanced Regulatory Burdens Act, or H.R. 4169. This bill will prevent the EPA from imposing any restrictions on CO
I encourage my colleagues to support me in this effort.
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