Setting The Table To Settle The GHG Debate

Law360, New York (June 3, 2010, 1:09 PM EDT) -- For years, Congress and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have grappled with whether and how to require greenhouse gas emitters in the United States to reduce their emissions. Since 2007, when the United States Supreme Court informed the EPA that the agency has authority under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to regulate GHG emissions, the EPA has struggled with how to do so.

On a parallel track, Congress has seen a litany of major GHG-limiting proposals introduced, debated and voted on, and ultimately stall. Even measured...
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