Two lines EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson has never seen? 

You would think the relationship between U.S. oil production and imports would be a topic of prime interest to the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, especially considering the central role played by fossil fuels in the generation of greenhouse gases the agency is determined to regulate.

You would think that, but you would be wrong, at least as far as the current EPA Administrator, Lisa Jackson, is concerned.

When asked about the accompanying chart this morning during a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on energy and environment, Jackson told panel chairman Rep. John Shimkus, R-IL, that she never before seen it.

By the way, "NEPA" is the National Environmental Policy Act, which was the foundational piece of modern environmental legislation and the legislative starting point for virtually all of EPA's current regulatory authorities.


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