House Panel OKs Bill To Block EPA Action On GHGs

Law360, New York (March 10, 2011, 6:19 PM EST) -- A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee approved legislation Thursday that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions or considering them in addressing climate change.

The Republican-led House energy and power subcommittee advanced the measure in a voice vote following a roughly two-hour hearing, sending it to the full House Energy and Commerce Committee for further approval.

The legislation was approved without amendments. A markup in the full committee is slated to begin Monday afternoon.

Similar legislation has been introduced in the...
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