EPA Delays Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rule For Public Input

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 2:19 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it is delaying a rule that would set new standards for greenhouse gas emissions from new stationary sources, including power plants, saying more time is needed to collect the public’s input.

Controversy has surrounded the EPA’s proposal, which urges the use of carbon capture and storage technologies and sets separate limits for new natural gas and coal plants. Public comment was to have ended this month but is now open until May 9 to accommodate comments, the EPA...
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