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California Sues Federal Government Over CO2
Jason Mick (Blog) - December 21, 2007 2:13 PM
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California try to force the U.S. government to terminate greenhouse gases with a big suit
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) had harsh words for the federal government and President Bush on Thursday over their failure to take global warming seriously enough. Gov. Schwarzenegger announced that the state of California is pursuing major legal action against the federal government.

The issue heated up when the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rejected a proposal by California, Wednesday. The Californian proposal requested to be allowed a waiver so it could cut its own emissions at a faster rate than the new Federal guidelines, signed into law on Wednesday. California would need such a waiver to override the national plan and pursue its own more aggressive cuts. EPA chief Stephen Johnson announced the decision Wednesday, which drew a firestorm of criticism from California's government.... Comment in the Forums

 

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