Topic: National Petrochemical and Refiners Association
Since a 2007 Supreme Court decision, the EPA has issued four regulations to curtail carbon emissions. Big industry groups and lawmakers from coal-mining and other energy-producing states have objected.
Environmentalists say President Obama is dropping a plan to set new air-quality standards with one eye on on the presidential election. The administration says it is waiting for more research.
09/02/2011 05:51 pm
Americans are spending 12 percent of their disposable income on energy costs – up from 7.7 percent in 2002, a new study says. Gas prices are the biggest part of the equation.
05/18/2011 11:37 am
The House voted Thursday to bar the EPA from regulating carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases. The Senate on Wednesday rejected a similar proposal. Still, the fight is far from over.
04/07/2011 05:32 pm
The EPA set out a timetable Thursday for curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases from power plants and refineries. But Republicans have signaled their steady opposition, and a battle looms.
12/23/2010 06:01 pm