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H.R.153 - Ensuring Affordable Energy Act

To prohibit funding for the Environmental Protection Agency to be used to implement or enforce a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To prohibit funding for the Environmental Protection Agency to be used to implement or enforce a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Ensuring Affordable Energy Act as introduced.

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01/05/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Representative

Ted Poe

R-TX

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Official Summary

Ensuring Affordable Energy Act - Prohibits any funds appropriated or otherwise available for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from being used to implement or enforce: (1) a cap-and-trade program; or (2) any statutory or regulatory requirement pertaining to emis

Official Summary

Ensuring Affordable Energy Act - Prohibits any funds appropriated or otherwise available for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from being used to implement or enforce:
(1) a cap-and-trade program; or
(2) any statutory or regulatory requirement pertaining to emissions of one or more greenhouse gases from stationary sources that is issued or becomes applicable or effective after January 1, 2011. Defines:
(1) \"cap-and-trade program\" as any regulatory program established after the date of enactment of this Act that provides for the sale, auction, or other distribution of a limited amount of allowances that permit the emission of one or more greenhouse gases; and
(2) \"greenhouse gas\" to include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, sulfur hexafluoride, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, or any other designated anthropogenic gas.

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Organizations Opposing H.R.153

  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Health Care Without Harm
  • OMB Watch


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