EPA: Damn the torpedos! Full speed ahead!

“U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe called for a delay Wednesday on a greenhouse gas endangerment finding in light of allegedly stolen e-mails the Oklahoma Republican says show leading scientists apparently manipulated climate change data.

Environmental Protection Agency head Lisa Jackson declined Inhofe’s request.

“At this point, I have seen nothing that indicates the scientists out there have said that they’ve changed their consensus,” Jackson said.

These e-mails certainly may show some poor manners, maybe more. I am not a lawyer, and it is not my job to judge that. But what we have to constantly be looking at is the science, and whether there is any information in the e-mails, or anywhere else, that changes the science.”

When pressed, Jackson said her agency’s work on the endangerment finding will continue. She said the EPA is obligated to continue.” “EPA rejects Inhofe’s call for delay on finding

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