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  • 1. GP' FiRII 160 Page l of 9 RECORD TYPE: FEDERAL (NOTES MAIL) CREATOR: "Reifsnyder, Dan All <> ( "Reifsnyder, Dan A" <Reifsnyd CREATION DATE/TIME: 5-JUN-2002 06:32:35.00 SUBJECT:: CEI.ORO Competitive Enterprise Institute Institute Files Petition To P TO:Phil Cooney ( CN=Phil Cooney/OU=CEQ/O=EOP@EOP [ CEQ I READ: UNKNOWN TEXT: <<CEI.ORG Competitive Enterprise Institute Institute Files Petition To Prevent Distribution Of Flawed White House Climate Report.htm»> - I.ORG Competitive Enterprise Institute Institute Files Petition To Prevent Distribution Of Flawed White House Climate Report.htm===-=========AT ATT CREATION TIME/DATE: 0 00:00:00.00 TEXT: <BASE HREF="l,03041.cfm"> <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>CEI.ORC: Competitive Enterprise Institute: Institute Files P etition To Prevent Distribution Of Flawed White House Climate Report</TITLE> <META http-equiv=Content-Type content="1text/html; charset=iso-8859-1l"> <META content="" name=description> <META content=`MSHTML 6.00.2462.0" name=GENERATOR> <style> A:link (text-decoration: underline; color: #3F567C} A:visited (text-decoration: underline; color: #858C53} A:active (text-decoration: none; color: #FFCC66} A:hover (text-decoration: underline; color: red} </ style> <script 1anguage=`JavaScript"1> function MMtswaplmgflestore()o //v3.0 var i,x,a=document.MM sr; for(i=0;a&&ica.length&&(x=a[i])&&x.oSrc;i++) x.src= x .oSrc; function MM-preloadlmages()o //v3.0 var d=document; if(d.images)( if(Id.Ddl~p) d.MM~p=new Arrayo; var i,j=d. mp.length,a=MM~preloadlmages.arguments; for(i=0; i<a.length; i± if (a[i].indexOf(`#")!=0){ d.MM~p[j]=new Image; d.Mmtp[j-t±].src=afil;}) file://D:SEARCH_9_11_02_02_CEQFXRNT7003_CEQ.TXT 6/9/2006
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  • 6. Page 6 of 9 <b>Tnstitute Files Petition To Prevent Distribution Of Flawed White House Clima te Report</b> <br><em>Document Relies on Discredited Science, Violates Prior Legal Agreement< /em> <br> </font></font> <font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="12">by <a href="/dyn/view~exp t.cfm?expert=l57'>CEI Staff</a> <I font> <br> <font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="12">June 4, 2002</font> <br><br> <img src-`/images/misc/dots.gif"1 width="440" height="13" hspace="10" vspace="15.>< br> <a href="/utils/printer.cfin?AID=3041"><img src="/images/misc/printer-friendly.g if" width="159" height='l7" border='0"></a> <a href="/utils/shhpassiton.cfm?AID=3O41"><iing src="/iinages/inisc/emailafriend.g if" width='1144" height="117" border-"0"></a> <iing srct"1/images/misc/dots.gif" width="440" height="3" hspace='10" vspace="5".> <br> <by> <font face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2"> <P class=MsoBodyText style="MARGIN: Oin 5.4pt Opt Oin"><SPM'J style="FONT-SIZE: lOpt; FONT-FAMIL~Y: Anial; inso-bidi-font-size: 12.Opt">Washingtorn, D.C., June 4, 2002The Competitive Enterprise Institute today filed a <A href="/gencon/027,03 040.cfm">petition</A> with the Bush Administration to prevent the distribution of a fatally flawed report on global warming.<SPAN style="inso-spacerun: yes">&n bsp; </SPAN>The petition to prevent distribution is in response to the Bush Adin inistration decisions to include discredited research and junk science in the r eport, <I style="rnso-bidi-font-style: norinal">Cliinate Action Report 2002</I>, i file://D:SEARCH_9_11_02_02_CEQFXRNT7003_CEQ.TXT 6/6/2006
  • 7. Page 7 of 9 ssued last week by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) .<SPAN style='mso-s pacerun: yes">&nbsp;&nbsp; </SPAN><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas- microsoft-corn:office: office" /><o :p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsosodyText style="MARGTN: Oin 5.4pt Opt Oin"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: lOpt; FONT-FAMILY: Anial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12 .Opt">&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></SPAN>< IF> <P class=MsoBodyText style="MARGIN: Oin 5.4pt Opt Qin"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: l0pt; FONT-FAMILY: Anial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.Opt">The conclusions of the <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Climate Action Report </I>utterly fail to meet the minimum statutory requirements for scientific rigor, and should be imm ediately withdrawn by the EPA said Christopher C. Homner, senior fellow at GET. <SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes`>&nbsp;</SPAN>The guidelines of the Federal Dat a Quality Act require that scientific information being disseminated by the gov ermient be presented in an <SPAN style="mso-bidi-font-style: italic">accurate, complete</SPAN> and <SPAN style=z"mso-bidi-font-style: italic">unbiased</SPAN> m anner.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes'>&nbsp; </SPAN>The administrations current report clearly violates these requireinents.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoBodyText style="MARGTN: 0i½ 5.4pt Opt Oin"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: lOpt; FONT-FAMILY: Anial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.Opt">&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></SPAN>< <P class=MsosodyText style="MARGIN: Din 5.4pt Opt Oin'><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: lOpt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.Qpt">As a result of a lawsuit led by CEI and three members of Congress, the White House had previously agreed not to use the flawed <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: nonnal'>National Assessme nt on Climate Change</I> as representing a government policy or position on cli mate change.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>The Administration ab andoned that agreement, struck to settle a federal lawsuit, with last weeks <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal'>Climate Action Report 2002</I>, which promi nently cites and relies upon this discredited and withdrawn product.<SPAN style ="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=NsoBodyText style="MARGTN: Qin 5.4pt Opt Oin"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: lOpt; FONT-FAMILY: Anial; inso-bidi-font-size: 12.Qpt">'co:p></o:p><ISPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: lOpt; FONT-FAMILY: Anial; mso-bidi-font-size: 12.Opt ;mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-far east-language: EN-UJS; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">Todays <A href="Igencon/027,030 40.cfm'>petition</A> was filed by CEI with the EPA, the only agency currently d isseminating the <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">Climate Action Report 2 002</I>.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>The original lawsuit agai nst the White Houses flawed climate science was brought jointly by GET, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) , Representatives Joe Knollenberg CR-MI) and Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO), and other non-profit advocacy groups.</SPAN></P><SPAN style='FONT-SIZE l0pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; inso-bidi-font-size: 12.Opt; mso-fareast-font-family 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso -bidi-language: AR-SA"> <F> <HR> <P>< IF> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: l0pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-size: l2.Opt ;mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman' ; mso-ansm-language: EN-US; mso-far east-language: EN-US; mso-hidi-language: AR-SA">CEI is a non-profit, non-partis an public policy group dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limit ed government.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>For more informatio n about CET, visit our website at <A href="1/" target=" "></A>.</SPAN> </>/PAN> <I/font> file://D:SEARCH_9_11_02_02_CEQF_XRNT7003-CEQ.TXT 6/6/2006
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