Congratulations Sierra Club

sierra_club_decalGood news from the Sierra Club: Ruling, Coal Plants MUST limit CO2

In a move that signals the start of the our clean energy future, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) ruled today EPA had no valid reason for refusing to limit from new coal-fired power plants the carbon dioxide emissions that cause global warming. The decision means that all new and proposed coal plants nationwide must go back and address their carbon dioxide emissions.

“The EAB rejected every Bush Administration excuse for failing to regulate the largest source of greenhouse gases in the United States. This decision gives the Obama Administration a clean slate to begin building our clean energy economy for the 21st century,” continued Spalding

I don’t think there is much more I can add to this…. it is a HUGE win for the environmental movement and HUGE loss to the Bush Administration’s EPA stranglehold on the progress of change.

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~ by cshells58 on November 14, 2008.

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