Numerous federal and state judicial decisions have established that environmental impact statements (EISs) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and its state equivalents should examine the impact of proposed projects on emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), the principal anthropogenic cause of climate change. Administrative agencies and court settlements are now establishing the guidelines for the conduct of these examinations.
Environmental Law | Law
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Michael B. Gerrard,
Greenhouse Gases: Emerging Standards for Impact Review,
N.Y.L.J., March 27, 2009
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