Industry starts to back rules on greenhouse gas [USA]

Author: Zachary Coile, San Francisco Chronicle, Published on: 24 August 2006

For years, most industry groups have fought any effort to limit carbon dioxide and other gases linked to global warming... But with growing public anxiety about climate change, major corporations are increasingly preparing for -- and, in some cases, lobbying for -- Congress to regulate emissions of heat-trapping gases. [refers to advocacy for greenhouse gas regulation by Exelon, Shell, Duke Energy, General Electric, Sempra Energy, PNM Resources, Wal-Mart, Toyota, positive steps by BP; opposition to regulation by American Electric Power, Southern Company, ExxonMobil; also refers to TXU]

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Related companies: American Electric Power BP Duke Energy Exelon ExxonMobil General Electric PNM Resources Sempra Energy Shell Southern Company Toyota TXU Walmart