In his jobs speech President Obama said, “I reject the idea that we need to ask people to chose between their safety and jobs.” However, on the Friday before labor day, President Obama asked EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the proposed new national ozone standards, delaying the safeguards until at least 2013. President Obama said that he is putting the new clean air regulations on hold for jobs. However, Al Gore argues that the President’s decision impacts human health and the health of the environment.
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