Thursday, November 8, 2007

Emissions Suit

California sues EPA over emissions
The state seeks to force the agency to move more quickly on its request to enforce tough regulations.


By Marc Lifsher
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
November 8, 2007
SACRAMENTO -- California sued the federal government today, demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency act now to give the states the power to enforce tough regulations on automakers in the fight against global warming.

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way last summer for the EPA to approve state regulations to limit emissions of greenhouse gas from automobile tailpipes. But no action has been forthcoming.

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