EPA Seeks To Ease Transition To GHG Permits

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 4:03 PM EDT) -- As part of a broader effort to regulate greenhouse gases, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has unveiled two proposed rules to help companies that plan to build new facilities or expand existing ones obtain Clean Air Act permits in compliance with tougher emissions standards.

The latest proposals are part of the agency's GHG tailoring rule, an EPA regulation that will require large sources of greenhouse gases — power plants, refineries and cement kilns, for example — to obtain air permits to emit carbon dioxide and other...
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