Obama to Declare Carbon Dioxide Dangerous Pollutant If Elected; By Jim Efstathiou Jr. Bloomberg.com; 16 Oct 08.
Barack Obama will classify carbon dioxide as a dangerous pollutant that can be regulated should he win the presidential election on Nov. 4, opening the way for new rules on greenhouse gas emissions.
The Democratic senator from
If elected, Obama would be the first president to group emissions blamed for global warming into a category of pollutants that includes lead and carbon monoxide. Obama's rival in the presidential race, Republican Senator John McCain of
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