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Senate Rejects Bids to Limit EPA’s GHG Authority

9:09 AM MDT | April 12, 2011 | Kara Sissell

U.S. lawmakers have voted on a series of measures intended to limit EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The House, as expected, passed a bill that would limit EPA's GHG authority, but the measure did not garner enough votes to pass the full Congress and President Obama. Senate lawmakers also rejected a related GHG amendment to a crucial funding bill prior to that bill's 11th-hour passage on April 8. Earlier last week, the Senate rejected an amendment by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., KY) that would permanently...

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