Climate Change Could Shape Obama EPA Policies

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- President-elect Barack Obama's focus on thwarting climate change and spurring clean energy growth is widely expected to become the overarching theme for his environmental watchdogs, guiding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Interior as they confront issues over water regulation, development on federal land and endangered species, among others.

Speculation is still swirling about who will head up these two agencies in the new administration. Meanwhile, however, industries are preparing for an era in which environmental policy is governed by the need to...
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