Changing the Climate for Greenhouse Gas Regulation: Decisions by Appellate Court and EPA May Help to Pave the Way for Comprehensive Federal Legislation

Since late June, when the House narrowly passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, the loud and rancorous debate over health care may have obscured another critical issue being considered by Congress: climate change and the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. Decisions made public on successive days in September by a federal appellate court and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), however, may go a long way toward making wide-ranging federal controls over greenhouse gas emissions a reality.

The complete article, as published in In-Sites, can be viewed here.

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