EPA Delays Emissions Rule Under Industry Pushback

Law360, New York (June 13, 2011, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday said it was pushing back a deadline for a proposed rule on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants in order to get more input from the public.

The EPA moved the deadline from July 26 to Sept. 30, allowing stakeholders an additional two months to propose carbon pollution standards for fossil fuel-fired power plants, according to the agency's statement.

"Through this process — which included listening sessions with the business community, states and others — a wide range of...
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