EPA Administrator Committed To Carbon Emissions Rules

Law360, Houston (March 6, 2014, 7:48 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is committed to rolling out regulations for coal-fired power plants later this year that will reduce carbon emissions without threatening energy reliability or impairing the industry’s ability to turn a profit, the agency’s head regulator said Thursday at a Texas energy conference.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told oil and gas executives at IHS Inc.’s CERAWeek energy conference in Houston that proposed rules setting greenhouse gas emissions standards for existing and new coal-fired power plants and mandating the use of carbon capture...
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