2012 environmental developments

Environmental Highlights of 2012

Reelection of President Obama, defeating Mitt Romney who had promised a major deregulatory push and massive expansion of fossil fuels. Election of new pro-environmental Senators such as Chris Murphy (Conn.), Tammy Baldwin (Wisc.), and Liz Warren (Mass.) D.C. Circuit upholds EPA endangerment finding and rules for new stationary sources of greenhouse gases. California holds first …