White House and Congress dither over climate

 作者:欧阳活妫     |      日期:2019-03-08 04:10:01
THE White House and US Congress are playing a game of hot potato with emissions regulation. Congress will debate a draft energy and climate bill put forward by congressmen Edward Markey and Henry Waxman next week. If passed, it will require companies to buy and trade pollution permits. But green groups fear Congress may drag its feet if the White House does not make moves to instruct the Environmental Protection Agency to limit emissions. “I think Congress is going to need a push from the EPA,” says Frank O’Donnell of Clean Air Watch. At a meeting on Monday in Cambridge,