EPA Unveils GHG Emissions Rule For Large Polluters

Law360, New York (May 13, 2010, 4:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule Thursday requiring large industrial facilities that emit at least 75,000 tons of greenhouse gases per year to submit to carbon control regulations beginning in January 2011 to minimize such emissions.

The final rule establishes a phased-in approach to addressing GHG emissions from large sources, subjecting facilities such as power plants, oil refineries and factories that are responsible for 70 percent of GHG emissions from stationary sources to first-ever Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Title V Clean Air...
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