Texas Tailors the Tailoring Rule

Pendergrass, John
September 2010
Environmental Forum;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p10
The article explores the struggles of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Texas over the air pollution permitting program of the state. It mentions that Texas refused to engage in any part of the process EPA has prescribed for implementing the rules concerning greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. It states that the fundamental issue of how authority is distributed between the national and state governments is also included in their dispute.


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