EPA May Have To Halt GHG Assessment Method

Law360, New York (June 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An accord reached in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday would reportedly take off the table a controversial calculation method that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has used to assess how much the use of ethanol and biodiesel reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

House Agriculture Committee chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said that lawmakers had struck a deal that could block the EPA from using the indirect land use calculation method in the Renewable Fuel Standard for at least six years, Dow Jones reported.

The EPA took...
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