Monday, January 11, 2010

States Raise Major Concerns Over Potential EPA Carbon Regulations

While many in our industry debate how EPA's recent endangerment finding of CO2 as a pollutant and therefore subject to EPA regulation may affect HFC refrigerants, several states submitted comments to the EPA expressing serious concerns over the implications such regulations could have on their state's economies and respective efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This WSJ piece outlines exactly how big a bite the EPA may be trying to chew off by trying to regulate carbon emissions, and reiterates the extremely steep hill federal carbon emission legislation faces this year.

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