Obama Backs off Emissions Legislation

December 2010
Modern Casting;Dec2010, Vol. 100 Issue 12, p14
The article reports on the decision of U.S. President Barack Obama not to pursue his administration's efforts in Congress to ratify cap-and-trade legislation which is aimed at controlling greenhouse gas emission. The president has expressed his intention of searching for other ways to control global warming pollution instead of having Congress put a ceiling on it. The responsibility of regulating the greenhouse gas emission was given to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Information is given on the lobbying efforts of some industry groups.


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