Bingaman on Supreme Court Global Warming Decision

April 2, 2007
01:33 PM
Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)

April 2, 2007
“Today's Supreme Court decision leaves no doubt that the Federal government has the authority and duty to act to address global warming.  The President no longer has a legal argument that the law prevents him from beginning to address the problem.  If he would like to undertake a more comprehensive approach to global warming than just regulating vehicles, then I again urge him to work with Congress to enact a mandatory cap and trade proposal and other programs to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions.”
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