04/25/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

EPA Backs Down From Greenhouse Gas Regulation: Lawmakers Relieved

U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said that no stationary sources will face greenhouse gas regulations this year and that small sources will not be subject to permitting requirements any sooner than 2016. EPA is also considering "substantially" raising the thresholds in its proposed "tailoring" rule to exempt more facilities from requirements that they minimize their greenhouse gas emissions.

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