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Lawmakers Prod White House For Social Cost Of Carbon Info

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 5:18 PM EDT) -- Two senior members of the House Oversight Committee demanded Tuesday that the White House reveal details about the government's methodology behind a new social cost of carbon estimate, which will be used to help determine greenhouse gas regulations and other new rules.

Energy Policy Subcommittee Chairman James Lankford, R-Okla., and ranking member Jackie Speier, D-Calif., sent a letter to new Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs head Howard Shelanski looking for answers in the wake of an interagency working group's decision in May to raise the...
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