Environmental Legislation To Watch In 2010

Law360, New York (January 2, 2010, 6:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Congress is expected to turn its attention to climate change and renewable energy in 2010. A cap-and-trade system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions has many supporters — but whether they will be able to muster the necessary votes is an open question, and one that will take center stage this year.

Experts agree that any climate bill would likely have to pass by the summer of 2010, before Congress gets distracted by mid-term elections.

“There's not a big window for it,” said David M....
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