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EPAs "philosophy" is to "crucify" and "make examples" of US energy producers

THIS IS WHY WE HAVE GUNS !!!!



In a Senate speech, Senator Inhofe will draw attention to a little known video from 2010, which shows a top EPA official, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, using the vivid metaphor of crucifixion to explain EPA's enforcement tactics for oil and gas producers. In this video Administrator Armendariz says:

"But as I said, oil and gas is an enforcement priority, it's one of seven, so we are going to spend a fair amount of time looking at oil and gas production. And I gave, I was in a meeting once and I gave an analogy to my staff about my philosophy of enforcement, and I think it was probably a little crude and maybe not appropriate for the meeting but I'll go ahead and tell you what I said. It was kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean. They'd go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they'd find the first five guys they saw and they would crucify them. And then you know that town was really easy to manage for the next few years. And so you make examples out of people who are in this case not compliant with the law. Find people who are not compliant with the law, and you hit them as hard as you can and you make examples out of them, and there is a deterrent effect there. And, companies that are smart see that, they don't want to play that game, and they decide at that point that it's time to clean up. And, that won't happen unless you have somebody out there making examples of people. So you go out, you look at an industry, you find people violating the law, you go aggressively after them. And we do have some pretty effective enforcement tools. Compliance can get very high, very, very quickly. That's what these companies respond to is both their public image but also financial pressure. So you put some financial pressure on a company, you get other people in that industry to clean up very quickly. So, that's our general philosophy."



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Added: Apr-26-2012 Occurred On: Apr-26-2012
By: cajunmojo
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  • Fascist scum!

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  • Squirrely little cocksucker is only echoing the sentiment of the president.

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  • Fuck the EPA.
    Log it, mine it, and drill it.
    In 10 years it'll be back to green again.

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  • Obama thinks he's being clever. In the exact same way his administration put forth Fast and Furious to obliterate the second ammendment, he is doing the same thing to enrich his pals in the "green energy" rackets. His campaign donors operate green energy companies based on entirely incompetent business models and Obama makes it impossible for Coal, Oil and Natural Gas to provide resources so "green energy" can prosper. The mafia should learn from Obama.

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  • If anyone reads into to this anything other than the government trying to force a failed industry down our throats. Well you are living in a smoke filled world.

    And the fact the EPA is a federal entity trying to force businesses out of business on a state level, well is scary.

    That man is telling the audience they “the EPA” is going to make examples out of companies to force their green agenda.

    THAT MY FRIENDS IS WHAT THIS ADMINISTRATION IS TRYING TO DO. And that is scarry.

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  • These bureaucrats need to be reigned in.

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    • @MAKMAK = If you see nothing wrong with a head EPA guy saying he is forcing Barry's green agenda. Well you are living a sad life with no idea how Democracy works.

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  • Obamas energy Tsar?

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