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This -- country need more regulations President Obama yesterday say yes.
He's making a major push to combat climate change he says.
The Environmental Protection Agency to put an end that to the limitless dumping them.
A carbon pollution from our power plants and complete new pollution standards for both new and existing power plants what you'll hear.
From the special interests and our allies in congress.
Is that this will kill jobs out and -- the economy.
And basically -- American free enterprise as we don't.
But some people are unhappy with the president's plan including some Democrats who say this is a terrible idea -- is right now one of them.
Joseph Manchin who represents the coal mining state of west -- senator Warren.
The morning Stephen Tucker are you all doing okay better -- knew I mean the press the United States has declared a war on -- and war on jobs and essentially a war on West Virginia.
-- really a war on America.
When you look at it from that standpoint there -- eight billion tons of -- being burned in the world as we speak.
United states of American consumes about one billion times.
Now what's going to happen to the other seven billion -- what's gonna happen to the countries that are consuming and using seven billion and its increasing rapidly.
Nothing's being done there we have done more to clean up the environment that -- the last two decades.
And there's more that can be done the presence looking at some scientists and whoever's advising him.
Trying to meet standards that are having them perfected because the government.
Hasn't worked with a private industry -- to perfect the technologies.
We do have technologies it can help tremendously.
Were caught in between right now we have.
Older plants called Favre plans that would be retrofitted but if they try to retrofit and they have to meet standards that are -- obtainable we're seeing what they do nothing.
So in it.
They can't become cleaner because of government regulations -- There but -- -- there's no scientific consensus on the degree to which we can stop or slow climate change no matter what the president says that's ridiculous what do you think of his description of you.
And the coal industry is quote special interest whereas.
The renewable people solar wind -- take tons of government subsidies they're not special interest.
Well the president in the leadership of this administration has to.
Realize that they're the leaders of all 300 plus million of us all fifty states are involved here.
And we're all looking to be part of -- this great economy great society in this great democracy and we need some leadership that really brings us all in and rather than dividing us apart.
You know I'm not a scientist but I don't believe that the wind currents or the ocean currents begin or end -- over America.
If that's the case then.
We only -- 18 of the consuming 18 of the coldest -- in the world you know how are we all to blame them why are we taking the hit that we're going to be taking.
Why -- this economy going to be taking this ship wire job's going to be lost and they will be lost no matter what and here's the other things.
To both Stephen Tucker you know.
Even the EIA which is the Energy Department that the president his administration.
They're saying that there are depending on call what 12040.
For about 35% of the energy and I didn't want to replace him.
What -- going to do.
You know what and it just as -- I think we -- George Bush left office gas was what a button I need a gallon now just to double that.
By restricting the coal industry would cause every time we flip on the switch that price is gonna go up.
Every time somebody plugs in their electric car that's gonna go up as well and senator I want you to listen to the present -- United States.
Calling out people who aren't on his side.
I'm open to all sorts of new ideas.
Maybe better ideas.
To make sure that we deal with climate change in -- way -- promotes jobs and growth.
Nobody has a monopoly on what is a very hard problem but I don't have much patience for anyone who denies that this challenges -- We don't have time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society.
He is he calling you a Flat Earth Society member.
I don't know what he's calling me but I'm willing to give you some ideas of -- work why don't we use -- -- why don't we use the SE ours when we used -- -- -- burners.
In plants right now that haven't been retrofitted why don't you work with the technology you have rather than meeting technology has not been -- because this government.
Hasn't perfected -- carbon capture sequestration.
-- create being streamed CO2 off.
Why don't we do that I -- he's not -- not signing other countries done ideology sure you know senator Russell opportunities.
Hey thank you all we're gonna continue district common sense this is common sense that's -- pages that he curiosity on -- scale of one to ten how angers you about this.
I don't think that you have to scale.
We can tell by your passion today all right listen well that's just ridiculous this is just ridiculous I should not have to be said -- a US senator.
Fighting my own president and fighting my own government.
That's ridiculous I wanna work with and I've reached out I will continue to reach out.
But I need a partner here.
I don't need an adversary I need a partner in Africa.
-- they just heard you down the street.
Senator thank you thank you it is.
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