Clean Air After the CAIR Decision: Back to Square One?

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This report discusses three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) long-term options in regard to Clean Air: (1) starting anew with a new strategy with respect to mitigating transported air pollution based on the decision; (2) allowing the states to sort out the issue through Section 126 petitions; and (3) seeking new legislation providing EPA with the statutory authority to implement either CAIR in some form, or an alternative.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 22, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
McCarthy, James E.

Specialists in Energy and Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Creator (Author):
Parker, Larry B.

Specialists in Energy and Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

Creator (Author):
Meltz, Robert

Legislative Attorney American Law Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 22, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report discusses three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) long-term options in regard to Clean Air: (1) starting anew with a new strategy with respect to mitigating transported air pollution based on the decision; (2) allowing the states to sort out the issue through Section 126 petitions; and (3) seeking new legislation providing EPA with the statutory authority to implement either CAIR in some form, or an alternative.

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18 pages.

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