What are the loony bins in Congress going to come up with next? Are they living in an alternate reality? Quietly slipped into the Climate Bill is a provision for those who "suffer" from climate change to sue the federal government or private businesses. Because we have so much money to hand out to poor beach house owners. We mustn't let them suffer needlessly.
EXCLUSIVE: Climate bill could trigger lawsuit landslide
Allows action from those 'expected to suffer'
By Tom LoBianco (Contact) | Friday, April 10, 2009
Self-proclaimed victims of global warming or those who "expect to suffer" from it - from beachfront property owners to asthmatics - for the first time would be able to sue the federal government or private businesses over greenhouse gas emissions under a little-noticed provision slipped into the House climate bill.
Environmentalists say the measure was narrowly crafted to give citizens the unusual standing to sue the U.S. government as a way to force action on curbing emissions. But the U.S. Chamber of Commerce sees a new cottage industry for lawyers.
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