API: Congress, not EPA, should direct GHG policy

02/14/2011
Paula Dittrick Senior Staff Writer Congress should direct US policy on greenhouse gas emissions rather than the Environmental Protection Agency, American Petroleum Institute spokesmen told reporters during a Feb. 4 conference call from Washington, DC. Khary Cauthen, API director of federal relations, said he sees growing, bipartisan sentiment among congressional members that EPA needs to be stopped from regulating GHG emissions under the Clean Air Act. For instance, Cauthen said CAA never was intended to regulate stationary source GHG emissions. Previously, API has asked EPA officials to reconsider using New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) under the CAA to set GHG standards....
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