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Congress currently is considering several bills to restrict the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) authority to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the auspices of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

The right place to determine how best to set limits on GHG emissions is through legislation, not EPA regulatory action.  Our elected officials - not EPA - should determine how carbon emissions should be regulated.  Please use the form below to contact your Representative/Senator to support legislation that curtails EPA's regulatory ability and to urge Congress and the Administration to work on legislation to address GHG emissions.

Since issuing its so-called "endangerment finding" in 2009, EPA has pursued an aggressive agenda to regulate GHGs under the CAA, including promulgating rules to control such emissions from large stationary sources.  It is expected that EPA will continue on this path and cover smaller stationary sources in future regulations.

The Clean Air Act is ill-suited to the task of regulating stationary sources (e.g., factories, buildings, manufacturing plants) of CO2 and other GHGs as pollutants.  EPA regulation of GHG emissions from stationary sources could force businesses to cut jobs or close their doors; severely restrict domestic energy production, thereby increasing the United States' dependence on foreign suppliers; and make housing less affordable and consumer goods more expensive.  And EPA's endangerment finding has been challenged in court, which may further extend the uncertainty of emissions control and what businesses would have to do to comply.  Such uncertainty is not good during this period as we continue to recover from the recession and pursue pro-growth policies.

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