I WONDER WHY THEY WAITED UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION?
EPA Cranks Out Third Job-Killing Regulation in a Week
Merry Christmas, Tiny Tim: the EPA has issued yet another devastating regulation. The Boiler MACT rule will hit American companies with a double whammy: it will kill jobs and spike the prices of almost every good and service. Oh, and there’s an added bonus: it will make U.S. companies even lesscompetitive internationally.
The National Association of Manufacturers is calling out the Obama administration.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued this statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Boiler MACT regulation:
“For the second straight week, the EPA has finalized another costly and crippling regulation at a time when our economy is on the brink.Boiler MACT will not create jobs, and studies indicate it could cost manufacturers as much as $14 billion. Manufacturers are understandably growing more pessimistic about the direction of the economy. The end-of-year regulatory assault on businesses, combined with the uncertainty of the fiscal cliff, makes for one of the worst business environments in living memory.
…this regulation remains far from being realistic. Currently, it is 20 percent more expensive to manufacture in the United States compared to our major trading partners, and Boiler MACT will only drive that differential higher…