Bill To Block EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules Falls Short

Law360, New York (December 20, 2010, 5:31 PM EST) -- Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., has postponed efforts to push through a bill that would delay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new greenhouse gas regulations from taking effect in January, following a failure to garner bipartisan support for the measure.

The senator announced Friday that Republican proponents of the bill — S. 3072, the Stationary Source Regulations Act Delay — had pulled their support "so that they can gain some political advantage trying to take over this issue in 2011."

"Momentum has been building on the Democratic...
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