Texas sues to escape carbon dioxide limits

AUSTIN — Texas Republican leaders Tuesday ramped up their fight against federal environmental efforts by filing suit to avoid facing limits on carbon dioxide emissions.

Gov. Rick Perry, Attorney General Greg Abbott and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples started a legal battle against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

They said an “endangerment” finding that was released in December by the agency was based on faulty science and would hurt Texas’ economy

Read more: Al Paso Times


February 17, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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