With Mitt Romney at or near the top of the polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, the Center for Public Integrity's iWatch News wanted to find out how his administration might regulate toxic air pollutants.
Fifteen years ago, the government decided to clean up a large fraction of the sulfur and nitrogen pollution belching into our skies and acidifying the lakes of the Northeast. Yesterday the EPA released the results.
One of cap and trade's longtime advocates has said the scheme "died of what amounts to natural causes in Washington." But earlier this month, China and officials from the EU met to scope out a pilot carbon-trading program.