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House Energy chair Upton calls EPA climate change plan 'unconstitutional power grab'

In an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, the incoming House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) teamed up with Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, to write that the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases "represents an unconstitutional power grab that will kill millions of jobs -- unless Congress steps in."

By Steven Mufson  | December 28, 2010; 2:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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