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High court to review EPA mercury limits

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Full Story

Court Upholds EPA Rule on Cross-state Pollution

posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:58 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major anti-pollution ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday backed federally imposed limits on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and burden downwind areas with bad air from power plants they can't... Full Story

EPA to Reduce New Power Plants' Carbon Pollution

posted on March 30, 2012 at 2:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration forged ahead on Tuesday with the first-ever limits on heat-trapping pollution from new power plants, ignoring protests from industry and Republicans who have said the regulation will raise electricity... Full Story

EPA: Power Plants Main Global Warming Culprits

posted on January 13, 2012 at 4:58 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The most detailed data yet on emissions ofheat-trapping gases show that U.S. power plants are responsible forthe bulk of the pollution blamed for global warming.     Power plants released 72 percent of the... Full Story

EPA Tells Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Their Acts

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:07 PM

EPA Tells Nation's Dirtiest Power Plants to Clean Up Their Acts
New regulations by EPA will force the nation's power plants to control mercury and other toxic pollutants for the first time. Full Story

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