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Obama vetoes anti-climate change measures passed by Congress

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obamaPresident Barack Obama has vetoed two measures that would have blocked steps that his administration is taking to address climate change.

One would have nullified carbon pollution standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. The second would have voided a set of national standards designed to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas pollution from existing power plants.

In a letter notifying Congress of his decision, Obama says climate change is a "profound threat" that must be addressed.

Some Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates scoff at the climate science.

TVNL Comment:  Yes, and some GOP lawmakers and presidential candidates scoff at evolution.  There's also a Flat Earth group awaiting GOP membership....

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