EPA Scraps Climate Leaders Program On GHGs

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is shutting down Climate Leaders, a voluntary program started in 2002 to help companies set and achieve goals for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions.

The agency announced Wednesday that it will be phasing out the program over the next year and encouraging companies to transition to similar state and other non-federal programs that are now “robust” enough to meet their needs.

“I want to be clear that this transition does not signal the end of EPA's commitment to recognize climate leaders,”...
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