AGs Push EPA On Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Law360, New York (January 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of dragging its feet, a coalition of attorneys general is putting pressure on the agency to quickly address the question of regulating greenhouse gas emissions, as ordered in a Supreme Court decision last spring.

Attorneys general from 17 states have sent a strongly-worded letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson, protesting the agency's delayed response to last year's Supreme Court ruling in Massachusetts v. EPA, a case that focused on the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases.

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