In Texas, Perry Has Presided Over Wind, Gas Booms

In the opening days of his presidential campaign, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas has railed against a favorite target, the Environmental Protection Agency, and declared himself a “skeptic” that humans are the cause of global warming.

If Perry wins the White House, his national energy policy will focus on cutting federal regulations, especially at the EPA, said his spokesman, Mark Miner. Miner wrote in an email to the Tribune:

The governor's energy priorities will be centered around scaling back the EPA's intrusive, misguided and job-killing policies, which will empower states to foster their own energy resources without crippling ...

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