Curbing GHG Emissions Via Clean Air Act?

Law360, New York (April 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On April 17th, the week before Earth Day, the Obama administration took the first important step toward addressing climate change through the regulation of greenhouse gases (“GHGs”) under the Clean Air Act (the “Act”) by releasing EPA’s Proposed Findings under Section 202(a) of the Act.[1]

EPA proposes to find that the mix of atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide and five other GHGs, which EPA concludes ”together constitute the root of the climate change problem,“ constitutes air pollution that endangers both public health and welfare (the “Endangerment...
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