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Former Senator Parroting Industry Talking Points

17 Nov 2011  |   Mike Palamuso

Tags: Clean Air

Former Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) scored an abysmal 14% in LCV's National Environmental Scorecard during his last year in office. So it's not that surprising that he's now parroting industry talking points in attacking the EPA.

Indiana's Journal Gazette published a flawed op-ed by Evan Bayh that repeats industry talking points in an effort to paint an inaccurate, negative picture of EPA's long-overdue rule to limit air toxics emissions from coal plants. The Journal Gazette fails to disclose that Bayh has ties to companies that stand to benefit from dismantling the rules and was hired by the Chamber of Commerce to "carry" its anti-regulatory message around the country.

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