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Sen. Vitter: Carbon tax Obama’s ‘ultimate goal’

Posted By admin On April 2, 2013 @ 9:14 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

Ben Geman
The Hill [1]
April 2, 2013

The top Republican on the Senate’s Environment committee said that President Obama wants to impose a tax on carbon dioxide emissions, a proposal the White House has flatly ruled out offering.

“That is the ultimate goal of this president,” Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) said in an interview [2] with WND.com.

White House press secretary Jay Carney said in mid-November that “We would never propose a carbon tax, and have no intention of proposing one.”

Vitter and other conservative lawmakers and groups have stepped up their campaigns against the notion of imposing a tax on industrial carbon emissions, which would require legislation to achieve.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/e2-wire/e2-wire/291317-sen-vitter-carbon-tax-is-obamas-ultimate-goal

[2] interview: http://www.wnd.com/2013/04/senator-obama-wants-spiking-energy-costs/

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