05.01.2009 EPA’s Proposed Greenhouse Gas Endangerment Finding: What it Means, Why You Should Care, and What’s to Come
05. 2009In an action that should come as a surprise to no one, EPA has issued a proposed finding that current and projected emission levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) and five other greenhouse gases (collectively “GHGs”) endanger the public health and welfare of current and future generations. President Obama’s campaign platform called for regulation of such GHGs in some fashion, so the finding proposed by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on April 17 was expected. EPA will accept public comment on its proposal until June 23, 2009.
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