EPA Reveals New Rules For Coal-Fired Power Plants

Law360, New York (April 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday changed the way it decides whether to subject coal-burning power plants to emission-reduction rules, causing environmentalists to cry foul.

At issue is the way the EPA determines if a New Source Review is needed after physical or operational changes at a fossil fuel-powered plant.

An integral part of the Clean Air Act, NSRs require electric companies building new power plants or making changes to old ones to undergo a review for environmental emissions controls before the construction work begins....
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