House global climate bill mandates many EPA rulemakings with tight deadlines
On June 26, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (H.R. 2454) by a vote of 219-212. Although its primary focus is the control of greenhouse gas emissions, it does much more. The author of this article identifies 31 new regulations the bill would mandate the Environmental Protection Agency issue and discusses the many regulatory obligations imposed on EPA by the bill.