EPA Official Blasts Bills Delaying Boiler Emissions Regs

Law360, New York (September 8, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT) -- A top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official on Thursday told members of a House energy subcommittee that bills pushing back the issuance and implementation of standards limiting harmful emissions from boilers, incinerators and cement kilns would further delay long overdue public health protections.

EPA Assistant Administrator Regina McCarthy said during a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Energy and Power that the bills don't simply give the EPA more time to finalize rules targeting those sources, but instead prohibit them from issuing...
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