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CHEMICAL INDUSTRY PLANS FIRST-TIME REPORTING OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) will launch a voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting system to track its progress in achieving the Bush administration's goal of 18 percent carbon intensity reductions by the end of the decade -- the first time a majority of the chemical industry has agreed to report its emissions of global warming-producing gases.

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PAINT INDUSTRY EYES LEGISLATION TO PREEMPT DISPUTED STATE OZONE RULES

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Paint industry officials are launching a lobbying campaign to amend the Clean Air Act to preempt states from enacting limits on ozone precursors found in paint and coatings that are stricter than what federal ozone standards require, industry sources say.

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EPA REJECTS CLAIMS THAT CAIR WILL HINDER HILL PUSH FOR CLEAR SKIES

Senior EPA officials are resisting pressure to delay or drop the agency's clean air interstate rule (CAIR) amid congressional fears that finalizing the rule may sap momentum from the administration's Clear Skies bill. The EPA officials are arguing that expected litigation over the rule and resulting delays will still spur Congress to act swiftly on the bill.

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EXPERTS SAY NATIONAL CLEAN-FUEL STANDARD PREFERABLE IN LONG-TERM

State officials and oil and auto industry representatives said this week they believe a national clean-gasoline standard should be pursued in the long run to provide consistency and to eliminate the patchwork of "boutique" fuel requirements that have taken hold across the country. But achieving this goal is a long way off and faces substantial hurdles, including bringing U.S. EPA on board and hammering out technical issues within the industries.

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PAINT INDUSTRY EYES LEGISLATION TO PREEMPT DISPUTED STATE OZONE RULES

Paint industry officials are launching a lobbying campaign to amend the Clean Air Act to preempt states from enacting limits on ozone precursors found in paint and coatings that are stricter than what federal ozone standards require, industry sources say.

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L.A. RECORDS BEST OZONE SEASON ON RECORD, BUT MAINTAINS CALL FOR NEW RULES

Citing unusually cooler weather, South Coast air district officials say 2004 was the best air quality season on record, which spans almost 30 years. Last year, South Coast officials said unseasonably hot weather contributed to the worst smog season over the previous six years.

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Paint Industry Eyes Legislation To Preempt Disputed State Ozone Rules

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Paint industry officials are launching a lobbying campaign to amend the Clean Air Act to preempt states from enacting limits on ozone precursors found in paint and coatings that are stricter than federal ozone requirements, industry sources say.

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EPA Unlikely To Conduct New Modeling For Mercury Emissions Rule

EPA seems unlikely to conduct any new modeling for the utility mercury emissions rule it will finalize in March 2005, despite earlier promises by Administrator Mike Leavitt to conduct additional analysis of the agency's proposal and more stringent alternatives.

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EPA Unlikely To Conduct New Modeling For Mercury Emissions Rule

EPA seems unlikely to conduct any new modeling for the utility mercury emissions rule it will finalize in March 2005, despite earlier promises by Administrator Mike Leavitt to conduct additional analysis of the agency's proposal and more stringent alternatives.

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EPA Rejects Claims That CAIR Will Hinder Hill Push For Clear Skies

Senior EPA officials are resisting pressure to delay or drop the agency's clean air interstate rule (CAIR) amid congressional fears that finalizing the rule may sap momentum from the administration's Clear Skies bill. The EPA officials are arguing that expected litigation over the rule and resulting delays will still spur Congress to act swiftly on the bill.

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