Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska introduced a resolution seeking to disrupt the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases.
The EPA Administrator, Lisa Jackson, wrote a response to the proposed resolution that was posted today at The Huffington Post.
The Senate vote was today – the resolution failed 53 – 47 according to the Associated Press.
The White House had threatened a veto if it reaches the President’s desk. The official Statement of Administration Policy is posted here.