Energy Facilities and Siting Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
179 ENERGY FACILITIES AND SITING 2008 Annual Report1 I. CONSIDERATION OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS (GHGS) UNDER THE CLEAN AIR ACT (CAA) AND ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT (ESA) In an effort to force the Bush Administration to regulate GHGs from coal-fired plants, states and environmental groups have challenged the CAA and the ESA Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) permits recently issued to a number of power plants. In response to those challenges, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...