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Climate Change Debate Heats Up In The Tar Heel State

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As increasing numbers of constituents demand a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, legislators are responding by introducing an increasing number of bills to combat climate change. In North Carolina, lawmakers have taken a particular interest in legislation that regulates greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired boilers and motor vehicles. Legislators introduced seven bills in 2009 that would regulate these particularly potent emitters of air pollutants.