EPA's Logic On Calif. Emissions Law Draws Fire

Law360 (March 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revealed the reasoning behind its refusal to let California pass a law limiting auto emissions to curb global warming, drawing harsh criticism from environmental groups and lawmakers.

EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson, who denied California a waiver on Dec. 19 that would have allowed it to pass the proposed law, said Friday in a public notice that California could not pass stricter rules on auto emissions than the federal government because global warming was not a “unique” problem for California.

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