EPA Rules On Greenhouse Gases Pushed To 2011

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 7:03 PM EST) -- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson announced Monday that new greenhouse gas regulations for power plants and other large stationary sources under the Clean Air Act will not go into effect until 2011.

Starting next year, facilities that already must apply for CAA permits because of nongreenhouse gas emissions would be the first subjected to the new regulations, followed by other large emitters in the second half of the year, Jackson said in a letter to federal lawmakers.

The agency is also considering raising the...
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