Delay Doesn't Spell Doom For EPA Plant Emissions Rule

Law360, New York (April 15, 2013, 8:22 PM ET) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's delay of a rule capping greenhouse gas emissions for new power plants is a temporary victory for its opponents in Congress and the industry, but attorneys say it shouldn't be taken as a sign the agency is rethinking a strategy that discourages the construction of new coal-fired plants.

The EPA proposed to set the country's first-ever limits on greenhouse gas emissions from new facilities in March 2012, which would cap greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants at 1,000 pounds of...
To view the full article, take a free trial now.
Try Law360 for free for seven days
Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Already have access?

  1. Forgot your password?
  2. Sign In

Get instant access to the one-stop news source for business lawyers

Required