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Mandates and Policy Issues

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Which of the following is a major argument for delaying the enforcement of environmental mandates, like those stemming from the Clean Air Act (1970) and its subsequent revisions?

A

Lawmakers are still questioning the validity of global warming.

B

States want to meet requirements but are blocked from doing so by federal red tape.

C

EPA guidelines​ force such guidelines to be implemented slowly.

D

Various groups, like unions, and corporations, argue that compliance with guidelines will hurt their jobs/industry.

E

Pollution has been reduced through local efforts, and federal regulations are not necessary.