"The Obama Administration's ill-defined interagency process to develop a new global climate agreement and cut emissions causes us grave concern. This is not the first time this Administration has quietly developed a sweeping regulatory agenda behind closed doors that will have significant impacts on our nation, its people, and its economy," the Senators wrote.
"The Administration's far-left climate policy agenda has failed in the public perception and in Congress, especially when considering the detrimental economic effects, so they continue to look for disingenuous ways to achieve their extreme agenda," Sen. Vitter said. "We know the Administration has economically stifling regulatory goals - but we'll continue holding their feet to the fire and insisting they make their efforts transparent to the public."
"The President's climate regulation plan would have little effect on the global climate, but it will greatly reduce our access to energy and dramatically raise every American's gas, food, and electricity costs. So it's no wonder the Administration is trying to do this quietly. We are calling on the Administration to stay true to its transparency pledge," Sen. Boozman said.
- 02-27-14 Letter to Kerry on interagency climate process - (721.7 KBs)