Earth Day and the Environment

Representative Joe Barton, ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, talked about environmental issues and responded to… read more

Representative Joe Barton, ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, talked about environmental issues and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. In a Washington Times op-ed he cited a Gallup poll statistic that 41% of Americans think the threat of global warming is exaggerated. Representative Barton also believes that a cap and trade system would result in a loss of millions of jobs and higher gas prices and electric bills. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at the end of the program. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Apr 22, 2010

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  • Apr 22, 2010 | 8:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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