EPA Regulatory Developments In Electricity Generation

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 1:55 PM EST) -- In 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated final or proposed air and water regulations, with more to come in 2012. These regulations will impose significant retrofit requirements on existing electric generating units and new obligations on new or modified units.

While several bills have been introduced that attempt to rescind the EPA's authority to issue these regulations or to delay their implementation, there is little reason to believe that such legislation will become law in the current congressional session.

Generators, regulators and the environmental...
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