Industry groups chide EPA's carbon-cap proposal

Utility groups remain critical of the Obama administration's proposed carbon-emission cap even as they brace for regulations stemming from the Environmental Protection Agency's declaration Monday that greenhouse gases are dangerous to human health. "The Obama administration is telling Congress and the regulated community to get on board the climate-change train or risk being run over by the EPA greenhouse-gas-regulation bus," said Dan Borne, president of the Louisiana Chemical Association. "While the EPA action is purported to be based on sound science, there is a large segment of the scientific community that suggests the agency's findings have a hollow ring to them."

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