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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made its stand clear. It's time to act. Last December, it announced that it was setting new standards for climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and oil refineries - and this started last month with polluters such as coal-fired power plants and oil refineries having to obtain permits to emit carbon dioxide (CO2), just as they do for other pollutants including emissions that cause smog and acid rain. Next, the EPA plans to begin setting performance standards, or limits, for both existing and new facilities later this year, with these taking effect from 2012. This is vital given that America's 500 fossil fuel-firing power plants and about 150 refineries together emit a reported 2.4 billion tonnes of CO2 and other greenhouses gases annually, or nearly 40 per cent of total US emissions. Last November, ...

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