Murkowski Aims To Block EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 11:53 AM EST) -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, is planning to introduce a legislative measure that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.

Murkowski said Monday that she will soon file a disapproval resolution in the Senate taking aim at the EPA's recently announced greenhouse gas endangerment finding, which paves the way for the agency to enact new light-vehicle emissions standards and begin monitoring greenhouse gas pollution from major industrial sources.

The finding puts the EPA at odds with Congress,...
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