Politics & Government

January 20, 2010

Alaska Sen. Murkowski's attempt to curb EPA draws criticism

Sen. Lisa Murkowski's controversial effort to curb the Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of greenhouse gas emissions put her this week in the cross hairs of both the New York Times editorial board and environmentalists. The Alaska Republican is seeking a way to keep the EPA from drawing up regulations for large emitters, such as power plants and manufacturers.

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