Enviros' Fingerprints On EPA Emissions Proposal: GOP Sens.

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Two Republican senators on Monday blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to eliminate exemptions that allow power plants to skirt emissions standards when starting up or shutting down their facilities, accusing the agency of proposing the rule in order to placate litigious environmental groups.

Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana, the top Republican on the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works, and fellow committee member Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., ripped the EPA for granting the bulk of a 2011 petition by the Sierra Club,...
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