The Obama administration has repeatedly said job creation is a top priority, but apparently the memo seems to have missed the bureaucrats at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
This became evident when EPA Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus testified Thursday before an Environment and Energy subcommittee hearing that his agency does not take jobs into account when it issues new regulations.
“We have not directly taken a look at jobs in the proposal,” Stanislaus said, referring to a regulation that would govern industries that recycle coal ash and other fossil fuel byproducts.
Answer by amazinggrace83 at 6:57 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by jesse123456 at 7:11 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
I thought it was because he was "too busy?!" Ugh!
Answer by LoriKeet at 7:56 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by May-20 at 8:24 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by yourspecialkid at 8:27 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by DSamuels at 10:40 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by minnesotanice at 11:13 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by LoriKeet at 11:14 PM on Apr. 18, 2011
Answer by Kitkat61277 at 12:12 AM on Apr. 19, 2011
Jobs....are only possible if companies can afford to hire people. How can the President be responsible for that?
Round and 'round and 'round we go.....
Answer by goodwitch399 at 4:18 AM on Apr. 19, 2011