Lawmakers Say EPA Greenhouse Gas Regs Harmful To Coal

Law360, New York (June 29, 2012, 3:29 PM ET) -- House Republicans on Friday grilled a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator on the effect the agency's regulation of greenhouse gas emissions is having on the coal industry, claiming its interference has been unfairly burdensome.

Testifying before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee, EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation Gina McCarthy defended the agency's GHG regulation as a fuel-neutral response that does not single out any particular sector. But the policy faced criticism from several GOP congressmen, including one who accused the EPA of waging a...
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