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GOP Plans Push for Curtailing EPA Climate Rules

4:19 PM MST | February 1, 2011 | KARA SISSELL

U.S. Republican lawmakers are planning to advance measures to curb EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via the agency’s current Clean Air Act authority, Washington sources say. Many lawmakers and industry groups agree that EPA’s GHG rules should be restricted, but the best way to accomplish that goal is still a matter of intense debate. Some sources say the most viable near-term option for at least delaying EPA’s GHG rules is to include such restrictions in the Continuing Resolution (CR), a necessary budget measure that Congress...

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