Climate Change Action Among 7 EPA Goals For 2010

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 6:01 PM EST) -- Continuing the agency's split from the priorities of the Bush administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced seven key goals for 2010 and beyond that ensure climate change's featured role as an area of concern.

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson outlined the agency's short-term direction in a memorandum to all agency employees Tuesday. The seven focus areas include climate change, improving air quality, assuring the safety of chemicals, cleaning up communities, protecting America's waterways, expanding the conversation on environmentalism and working for environmental justice, and building strong...
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