EPA Analysis Buttresses Senate Global Warming Bill

Law360, New York (March 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released on Friday its economic analysis of legislation designed to curb greenhouse gas emissions, with the bill's sponsors saying the report confirms that the U.S. can reduce carbon emissions responsible for global warming while maintaining economic growth.

The Climate Security Act, which has passed the committee stage, will likely reach the U.S. Senate floor in the coming months, according to several lawmakers involved.

The study's findings were summarized in letters sent Friday to the bill's co-sponsors, Sens. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and...
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