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CEI/SEPP Endangerment Finding Petition

October 17, 2017
By Various

Petition by 65 scientist requesting the Environmental Protection Agency withdraw its endangerment finding for carbon dioxide because it it based on flawed models.

Sixty-five scientists have requested the Environmental Protection Agency withdraw its determination carbon dioxide is a danger to human health and the environment -- the endangerment finding. The reasons they petition EPA to withdraw the endangerment finding include:

"Since 2009, a number of the basic claims in that document have become increasingly questionable, and there are growing doubts about the computer models on which the finding was based. These seriously undercut the foundation for our government’s climate policies."

"The Endangerment Finding is the basis for a host of incredibly burdensome and wide-ranging regulations, ranging from auto fuel economy standards to the Clean Power Plan. These threaten access to affordable energy, as well as millions of jobs, and countless lives around the world. The finding has been used by other federal agencies to greatly expand their own regulatory programs, while other nations and international groups have relied on it to justify their own restrictions on affordable energy."

"The Endangerment Finding needs to be reexamined to ensure U.S. energy policy is based on sound science."