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CO2 Regulation: Will the Environmental Management Commission Ignore the Legislature?

posted on in City & County Government, Energy & Environment, Spending & Taxes

North Carolina may for the first time begin regulating emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), an invisible, odorless gas prevalent in almost every sector of the economy and also vital to human health. The Environmental Management Commission, a state commission that adopts environmental regulations, is considering regulations that would mandate certain facilities to report their CO2 emissions. These regulations would lay the groundwork for far costlier CO2 regulations.

CO2 Regulation: Will the Environmental Management Commission Ignore the Legislature?

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