Power Plant Emissions Rule Challenged On Multiple Fronts

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 5:48 PM EST) -- Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., on Thursday moved to repeal a recent federal rule limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants, while a coal mining trade group challenged the rule in the D.C. Circuit.

The top Republican on the Senate's environment and public works committee introduced a measure under the Congressional Review Act to expedite a vote in the Senate to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's utility maximum achievable control technology rule, calling it one of the most expensive environmental rules...
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