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Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

As Congress considers cap and trade legislation to control greenhouse gas emissions, EPA has initiated several rulemakings to address the issue.  These rulemakings include:

  • Endangerment Finding –Finalized December  2009
  • Proposed Section 202 greenhouse gas regulation for cars and light duty trucks
  • Proposed Reconsideration of Memo on the Definition of Pollutants Covered Under the Clean Air Act
  • Proposed Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Threshold Rule
  • Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule – finalized November 2009, implementation began January 1, 2010

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