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Proposed Endangerment and Cause or Contribute Findings for Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Transportation

http://epa.gov/climatechange/endangerment/downloads/GHGEndangermentProposal.pdf

Finding by the federal government that the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere poses a danger to the public health and welfare. Identifies the current and projected mix of 6 greenhouse gases as threatening the health and welfare of current and future generations. Also finds that the emissions from motor vehicle engines are the cause or major contributing factor behind the threat posed by climate change. From the Environmental Protection Agency.