Politics & Government

July 24, 2008

EPA saw greenhouse gases as threat in squelched document

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency told the Bush administration in December that high levels of man-made heat-trapping gases are causing global warming and endanger the American people, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday after she reviewed the EPA finding. Had the White House accepted the document, EPA would have been required to regulate the gases under the Clean Air Act.

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