EPA Power Plant Emissions Rules Delayed Again

Law360, New York (September 15, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it is reworking a schedule to roll out greenhouse gas emissions regulations for power plants after acknowledging that it would miss a deadline to issue the long-awaited rules.

Business groups have urged the Obama administration to scale back environmental regulations they say hamstring economic growth, and earlier this month the White House withdrew new rules that would have put heavier restrictions on air pollutants.

The EPA declined to go into detail about the delay in power plant emissions...
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