EPA Sends New Plant Carbon Rule to White House

Law360, New York (July 01, 2013, 4:47 PM ET) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirmed Monday that it has sent revised greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants to the White House for review, less than a week after President Obama unveiled his ambitious plan to combat carbon pollution.

The confidential draft proposal, which the EPA said was submitted to the White House Office of Management and Budget late Friday, is one of the first steps in the agency’s response to the major initiative laid out by the president during a speech last Tuesday...
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