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COLUMN – Massachusetts election kills U.S. cap-and-trade: John Kemp

By Reuters Staff
January 20, 2010

– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own –

US EPA moves on emissions as Congress stalls

By Reuters Staff
December 7, 2009

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Jackson announces a new Obama administration position that greenhouse gasses are a threat to public health at the EPA in Washington, December 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst  By Timothy Gardner

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday cleared the way for regulation of greenhouse gases without new laws passed by Congress, reflecting President Barack Obama’s commitment to act on climate change as a major summit opened in Copenhagen.