Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of endangering, or the state of being endangered; danger.
- n. The act of putting someone into danger, or the condition of being in danger
- n. law The exposure of someone, especially a child, to danger or harm
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Hazard; peril.
- n. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
“Under a Supreme Court ruling, the so-called endangerment finding is needed before the EPA can regulate carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases released from automobiles, power plants, and factories under the federal Clean Air Act. The EPA signaled last April that it was inclined to view heat-trapping pollution as a threat to public health and welfare and began to take public comments under a formal rulemaking.”
“Last week, the EPA's administrator, Stephen Johnson, announced plans to seek public comment on possible regulation of greenhouse gases, setting in motion a process that would likely delay a so-called endangerment finding for an indefinite period.”
“They can -- they can find him guilty of this reckless endangerment, which is a misdemeanor.”
“I mean, in fact, I think he should have been charged with some sort of reckless endangerment, which is a felony, because he ` s not only putting the child in harm, he ` s putting everybody else on that bus in harm.”
“But if this lady ` s looking at five years on endangerment, that is a felony.”
“EPA, known as the endangerment finding, that greenhouse gases endanger human health and welfare.”
“The so-called endangerment finding by the E.P.A. was "an important signal by the Obama administration that they are serious about tackling climate change and are demonstrating leadership," a spokesman for the European Commission said.”
“If convicted, she could serve up to five years imprisonment on each count of first-degree wanton endangerment, which is a Class D felony.”
“The Bush administration found that permits for emissions of greenhouse gases were not required unless the government issued a so-called endangerment finding that carbon dioxide and other such gases posed a danger to health and the environment.”
“The so-called endangerment finding compelled the agency under the Clean Air Act to introduce regulations for the pollutant.”
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