Washington, DC (March 20, 2007)- Rep. Waxman (D-CA) introduced the Safe Climate Act of 2007. It has 137 cosponsors. The bill would reduce GHG emissions and protect the climate by amending the Clean Air Act to include a greenhouse gas emissions title, including a market-based cap on emissions, and also amending the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to include both national renewable energy and national energy efficiency standards.
The bill has been referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
H.R.1590 – Safe Climate Act of 2007
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
House Committee on Foreign Affairs