TITLE

A Lot of Hot Air

AUTHOR(S)
Bigham, Roy
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Feb2011, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights regarding the authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce environmental regulations. The author claims that such regulations are created with the intention to create an artificial market forcing businesses to control their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission. He mentions that U.S. Representative Fred Upton aims to control the agensy's GHG emission control efforts, while the U.S. Congress also plans to impose its will on the agency.
ACCESSION #
58663379

 

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