Attempts To Block EPA GHG Regs Advance In Senate

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday introduced an amendment to a pending small business bill that would stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases.

Meanwhile, a Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives panel voted 34-19 to advance a similar measure proposed by Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., which would amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the EPA from further regulating greenhouse gases and would repeal regulations —including the endangerment finding, the reporting rule and the tailoring rule.

The House Energy and Commerce...
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