EPA Emission Limits Could Cost Ariz. Plant $1B

Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 4:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed air pollution rules for Arizona’s Navajo Generating Station that would significantly reduce emissions from the coal-fired power plant, but the plant’s owners said compliance could carry a $1.1 billion price tag and threaten the plant’s future.

The EPA said the rules would reduce nitrogen oxide and other emissions from the 2,250-megawatt NGS, located less than 20 miles from the Grand Canyon, by 84 percent by the year 2018. The rules would also reduce the visibility impact from the...
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