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Alexa Jay – ‘Climategate’ lives on in federal court challenges to EPA greenhouse gas regulations

From Climate Science Watch:

‘Climategate’ lives on in federal court challenges to EPA greenhouse gas regulations

Posted on November 16, 2010 by Alexa Jay

Coal-fired power plant/Scientific American

With all hopes for passage of climate and clean energy legislation in the Senate long gone and the deadline for EPA regulation of greenhouse gases fast approaching, the showdown on climate has moved to the courts.  A number of legal challenges have put EPA’s ability to regulate at stake, with 20 states now standing with EPA and environmental groups in the battle against industry associations, limited government advocacy groups, and 17 other states.  In their attempt to forestall regulation, many petitioners are using the strategy of once again calling into question the scientific assessment that triggered EPA’s statutory obligation to regulate greenhouse gases, but the agency has so far held its ground.

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