Romney can increase jobs with Executive Orders either stopping or rescinding the nearly Obama has COST jobs by 1) EPA will cause in mining industry 1.44 million job years! The thing is, even though the EPA is regulating the life out of the coal industry in the United States, other nations are mining without any regulations 404 Not Found How big do they expect the impact to be? The study estimates that the proposed changes would lead to nationwide employment losses totaling 1.44 million job-years by 2020 and increase Americans average electricity bills by 11.5 percent. (To avoid confusion, the term job-year equates to one full time job for one person for one year.) Study shows EPA regs will cost, not create, jobs « Hot Air B]EPA Official's 'Philosophy' On Oil Companies: 'Crucify Them' - Just As Romans Crucified Conquered Citizens[/B] Inhofe quoted a little-watched video from 2010 of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official, Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, admitting that EPAs general philosophy is to crucify and make examples of oil and gas companies. In the video, Administrator Armendariz says: I was in a meeting once and I gave an analogy to my staff about my philosophy of enforcement, and I think it was probably a little crude and maybe not appropriate for the meeting, but Ill go ahead and tell you what I said: It was kind of like how the Romans used to, you know, conquer villages in the Mediterranean. Theyd go in to a little Turkish town somewhere, theyd find the first five guys they saw and theyd crucify them. Then, you know, that town was really easy to manage for the next few years. Not long after Administrator Armendariz made these comments in 2010, EPA targeted US natural gas producers in Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming. In all three of these cases, EPA initially made headline-grabbing statements either insinuating or proclaiming outright that the use of hydraulic fracturing by American energy producers was the cause of water contamination, but in each case their comments were premature at best and despite their most valiant efforts, they have been unable to find any sound scientific evidence to make this link. EPA Official's 'Philosophy' On Oil Companies: 'Crucify Them' - Just As Romans Crucified Conquered Citizens | CNSNews.com So folks ALL Romney has to do is NOTHING! Ordering EPA to CEASE AND DESIST it's job killing rules and regulations LIKE THIS which has cause California farmers to layoff thousands! All Romney has to do is STOP the EPA from BEING the ENEMY of Businesses, jobs, the economy! In 2007 federal judge Oliver Wanger imposed limits on the amount of water pumped from the San Joachin-Sacramento River delta to farms in California's Central Valley in order to protect a two-inch endangered fish called the Delta Smelt. As a result, several hundred thousand acres of farmland on the west side of the Central Valley now lie fallow, and many thousands of jobs have been lost. In the city of Mendota, for example, the unemployment rate exceeds 40% Delta Smelt v. Central Valley Farmers: The Battle Continues - Hit & Run : Reason.com AND YES that was Federally ordered under Bush! NO question!