GHG Threat Finding Doesn't Equal Regulation: EPA

Law360, New York (May 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson told a Senate committee Tuesday that finding carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases a threat to public health wouldn’t necessarily mean regulation of emissions. She also faced questions about a memo that refers to possible economic repercussions from regulating greenhouse gases.

At a hearing before the Senate Environment and Public works Committee, Jackson found herself under fire from Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., who asked her about a proposed endangerment proposal from the EPA stating that the gases behind...
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