25 States Seek To Delay Emissions Rule For Power Plants

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Guam and 25 U.S. states on Monday moved to delay the first-ever national standards for mercury and other toxic air pollutants from power plants, arguing that regulators had haphazardly put together costly regulations that could jeopardize the U.S. power supply.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency pledged in an October 2009 consent decree to finalize the emissions standards by Nov. 16, ending a suit brought in District of Columbia federal court by a dozen advocacy groups that claimed mercury and other toxic emissions from the plants pose...
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