Fred Upton, Congress’s Number One Enemy Of The Planet

The Los Angeles Times listed who it considers the top ten worst anti-enviromental politicians in Congress of 2011. Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, won the number one spot as the “gatekeeper for many of the disastrous anti-environment bills” that came out of his committee, a sad turn from his earlier pro-environment voting record. “Because of his powerful position and newfound disdain for green regulation, he represents one of the biggest threats to planet Earth on planet Earth.”