Attacks stepped up on lawmakers opposed to EPA's GHG regulations

02/11/2010 |

Environmentalists launched television and radio ads, as well as a Web site, to attack Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski for her efforts to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse-gas emissions. Some groups are planning a billboard in Arkansas to target Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln, who supports Murkowski's resolution, for allegedly working toward gutting the Clean Air Act. "These personal attacks ignore the fact that there's a legitimate debate to be had" on whether the Clean Air Act is the right instrument to use against climate change, said a Murkowski aide.

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