Business Group Issues Carbon Regulation Warning

Law360, New York (September 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On the heels of a landmark ruling that carbon dioxide is in fact an air pollutant, the pro-business U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday warned that businesses could incur “devastating costs” associated with regulation of the greenhouse gas.

According to the chamber's study, at least one million mid-sized to large commercial buildings, 200,000 manufacturing operations and 20,000 farms emit enough carbon dioxide per year to become regulated stationary sources under a preliminary set of rules on which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment....
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