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  •  It's a health-based standard (2+ / 0-)
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    This rule wasn't adopted to combat climate change.

    Coming Soon -- to an Internet connection near you: Armisticeproject.org

    by FischFry on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 05:57:00 PM PST

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    •  yet some climate pollutants which contribute (1+ / 0-)
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      to climate change such as black carbon (soot) can (and are) regulated due to health effects.

      Macca's Meatless Monday

      by VL Baker on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 06:09:40 PM PST

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      •  But the SO2 story is more complicated (0+ / 0-)

        Many who gave studied this believe all those sulfur particles floating up to the atmosphere are actually holding down temperatures.

        Coming Soon -- to an Internet connection near you: Armisticeproject.org

        by FischFry on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 07:51:57 PM PST

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