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House votes to block funding for EPA's greenhouse gas regulations

The House approved a GOP amendment to federal spending legislation Friday that would block fiscal year 2011 funding for EPA’s implementation of greenhouse gas regulations.

The vote was 249-177.

The amendment — sponsored by Texas Republicans Ted PoeTed PoeOvernight Cybersecurity: Lawmakers pushing for vote to delay warrant rule changes Coons to call for voice vote to halt changes to hacking rule The right person for State Department is Rudy Giuliani MORE, Joe Barton and John Carter — overlaps with a similar provision already in the underlying fiscal year 2011 spending plan.

But holding a vote on EPA’s regulations specifically provided Republicans a chance to issue an overt rebuke of the White House's climate agenda.