Sens. Question EPA On Air Quality Regs For Texas

Law360, New York (June 30, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official fielded protests from Republican senators on Wednesday over the possible inclusion of Texas in the sulfur dioxide regulatory scheme that's part of a looming rule targeting cross-state air pollution.

During a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety, Regina McCarthy, assistant administrator with the EPA Office of Air and Radiation, said the agency would issue a final version of the Clean Air Transport Rule next week, which will require 31 states and the District of...
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