US EPA says won't regulate CO2 emissions from autos


By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Thursday denied a petition by three environmental groups to declare carbon dioxide spewed by automobiles as a pollutant, saying it has no authority over emissions linked to global warming. The Environmental Protection Agency said Congress did not give it the power to declare carbon dioxide from autos as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act. The heat-trapping gases have been linked to rising Earth temperatures by ...

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