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Web Date: May 1, 2006

EPA Is Sued Over Carbon Emissions

Ten states challenge EPA decision not to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change
News Channels: Environmental SCENE

A coalition of states, cities, and conservation groups is challenging the Bush Administration???s decision not to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants and industrial facilities across the nation.

The Clean Air Act requires that the Environmental Protection Agency review and revise emission standards for new stationary pollution sources every eight years to ensure that they protect public health and the environment.

In February, EPA issued new source performance standards but declined to . . .

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