Rockefeller Seeks To Delay EPA Emissions Action

Law360, New York (March 4, 2010, 11:55 AM EST) -- Sen. John D. Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on Thursday introduced legislation that would bar the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from taking action under the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and large stationary sources for two years.

According to Rockefeller, the Stationary Source Regulations Delay Act is designed to give Congress time to design and enact comprehensive legislation to address greenhouse gas emissions, which the EPA in December declared to be a hazard to public health and welfare, paving the legal path for...
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