Bush's Global Warming Strategy Under Pressure

The seven states suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Clear Air Act are bringing pressure on the Bush administration's "irresponsibly passive approach to global warming."

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February 23, 2003, 9:30 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"The attorneys general of seven Northeastern states announced their intention to sue the administration...for its failure to regulate power plant emissions of carbon dioxide, the main global warming gas, as required by the Clean Air Act. One of several reasons President Bush had advanced for not moving more forcefully to control carbon dioxide [is] that carbon dioxide is not a pollutant as defined by the Clean Air Act.... The lawsuit says this is poppycock.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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