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Obama to regulate greenhouse gases from power plants

Posted By admin On December 23, 2010 @ 1:27 pm In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

BBC News [1]
Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Obama administration has said it will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants amid opposition from industry and Republicans in Congress.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would regulate emissions from fossil fuel power plants by 2011 and petroleum refineries by 2012.

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President Barack Obama is pushing the EPA to cut emissions after a climate bill failed in Congress this year.

But Republican lawmakers have said the EPA’s new rules will harm the economy.

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[4] Alaska senator moves to strip EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases: http://www.prisonplanet.com/alaska-senator-moves-to-strip-epas-authority-to-regulate-greenhouse-gases.html

[5] The EPA Steps In To Regulate Greenhouse Gases In Case Of Cap And Trade Failure: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-epa-steps-in-to-regulate-greenhouse-gases-in-case-of-cap-and-trade-failure.html

[6] EPA left to pick up where Congress left off — ‘Will soon begin regulating greenhouse gases factory by factory, power plant by power plant’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epa-left-to-pick-up-where-congress-left-off-will-soon-begin-regulating-greenhouse-gases-factory-by-factory-power-plant-by-power-plant.html

[7] US greenhouse gases drop to 15-year low: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-greenhouse-gases-drop-to-15-year-low.html

[8] EPA ‘Cow Tax’ Could Charge $175 per Dairy Cow to Curb Greenhouse Gases: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epa-cow-tax-could-charge-175-per-dairy-cow-to-curb-greenhouse-gases.html

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