‘Let me say it as simply as I can: Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.’

Anthony Watts
Watts Up With That?

That headline is from this article in The Atlantic.  Below is from Globalwarming.org

What EPA Transparency Looks Like in Most Open, Honest Administration Ever

This time, we got actual emails … that revealed a lot … about the fine art of redaction. Remember, this is the production of the most powerful regulatory agency of the most transparent administration in history. “We have nothing to hide,” the EPA has told us. Sure doesn’t seem that way to us:

BTW, note the date:




The date of 8/15/2009 is pre-climategate. I had thought that this need by the EPA administrator Lisa Jackson’s secondhand email account was a response to the leaked emails Climategate and the FOIA attempts.

Apparently they just planned this deception from the get-go.


A larger image of the completely redacted email is at Watts Up With That?

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H/T Lord Christopher Monckton

Update: EPA’s own watchdog faults agency for using inaccurate data to control fracking

The Environmental Protection Agency’s own internal watchdog has faulted the agency for using inaccurate and unreliable estimates on the level of air pollutants that are released during oil and natural gas production.

The EPA uses these figures to oversee and regulate the drilling industry, The Associated Press reports…


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