EPA Chief Bashes Efforts To Delay GHG Regulations

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 6:18 PM EST) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson on Monday defended plans to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, as federal lawmakers push legislation to stop the agency from taking action.

“Supposedly these efforts have been put forward to protect jobs,” Jackson said during a speech at the National Press Club. “In reality, they will have serious negative economic effects.”

Sen. John D. Rockefeller, D-W.Va., introduced a bill Thursday to delay EPA action on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other stationary sources for two...
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