Bush Undermines Global Warming Ruling

Bill Scher

When the Supreme Court last month told the Bush administration to follow the law and treat greenhouse gases as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act, environmental groups noted that the ruling should end the administration’s efforts to prevent states from adopting their own vehicle emissions standards.

But after today’s White House announcement, Frank O’Donnell at Clear Air Watch sees more stalling:

…the new Bush administration Executive Order regarding greenhouse gas emissions … appears to be an attempt to sideswipe the greenhouse gas standards developed by the state of California and adopted by 11 other states…

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