EPA-CANADA STUDY MAY OFFER CROSS-BORDER BOOST FOR 'CLEAR SKIES'

December 1, 2005
A joint EPA-Canada study affirming the feasibility of a cross-border emissions trading program could bring new attention to the Bush administration's stalled Clear Skies proposal, which has languished in Congress for several years. The study says a Clear Skies-type program that employs a cap-and-trade approach to reducing acid rain and ground-level ozone would achieve greater air quality benefits throughout both countries at a lower cost than alternative approaches. The study is available on InsideEPA.com. The study represents a significant first-step...


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