GOP Lawmakers Make Push To Eviscerate GHG Regs

Law360, New York (March 3, 2011, 7:48 PM EST) -- Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., introduced legislation Thursday that would amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases in order to address climate change.

The bill, known as the Energy Tax Prevention Act, would also repeal the greenhouse gas regulations already out there, including the endangerment finding, the reporting rule and the tailoring rule.

It would not affect a rule — promulgated pursuant to a settlement among the federal government, major automakers, the United...
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