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Climate Change To Seize Spotlight In Obama's 2nd Term

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- Though climate change mattered little to the presidential campaigns until Hurricane Sandy brought it back into the national debate, experts still expect President Barack Obama to make the hot-button issue a priority for his second term, pushing for more stringent greenhouse gas regulations and industrial emissions standards.

While a new push for tighter rules may not be inspired directly by the impact of the storm, Obama and his officials have signaled that they will continue their robust environmental agenda and possibly even intensify efforts that began...
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