EPA Unveils Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding

Law360, New York (December 7, 2009, 5:32 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday formally rolled out its long-awaited endangerment finding on greenhouse gases, paving the way for the agency to implement new vehicle emission standards and begin monitoring greenhouse gas pollution from major industrial sources.

The formal finding, which has been in the works since 2007, declares that elevated levels of six greenhouse gases — carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulfur hexafluoride — endanger public health and welfare, and that motor vehicle emissions are a major contributor to GHG...
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