Senate Rejects GOP Bid To Nix Coal Plant Regulation
The Senate voted 56-41 to reject S.J. Res. 27, which would have blocked implementation of the EPA’s cross-state air pollution rule scheduled to take effect in December, with six Republicans joining almost all Democrats in voting against the measure.
The rule gives operators of coal-fired power plants in 27 eastern U.S. states until 2014 to reduce...
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