The green police are coming for your houses…
“The proposal creates a new authority for the federal government to police building codes, holds developers and owners of buildings, including homeowners, liable for not reaching federal energy efficiency mandates even if the buildings are presumably in compliance with applicable local building codes and establishes a civil penalty for violators of this section of the bill. This measure would have a chilling effect on development and property transfer across the spectrum of real properties.”
“Now we’re in housing slump right now. Why would we want to create a piece of legislation that creates a federal building code with civil penalties and tells people living in their houses that they’re unlawfully occupying that house if they don’t meet this new federal building code when they’re in compliance with their own state’s federal building code?”
Details of the ‘cap and tax’ bill H.R. 2454: American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009.
Banksters Love Cap-and-Trade
The well-placed and well-connected are set to make trillions off new climate bill; economic collapse about to accelerate
Al Gore and companies like Goldman Sachs have long-since bought large stakes in the carbon trading markets like the CCX (Chicago Climate Exchange) and are poised to make money on the buying and selling of the carbon credits.