The Obama administration is seeking to strengthen the government’s bargaining position at the Copenhagen climate treaty talks by issuing a long-awaited finding that Carbon Dioxide, Methane and other greenhouse gases are an endangerment to public health. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson says the rule is the next step in complying with a Supreme Court ruling that said greenhouse gases can be regulated as pollutants. That ruling came down in 2007, and was not acted on by the Bush administration.
Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage
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