Nearly 100 Mayors Defend EPA's Power Plant Emissions Rule

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Mayors from nearly 100 cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston sent a letter Tuesday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expressing their support for a rule limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

Mayors from cities ranging in geography and size from the 13,500-person town of Berea, Ky., to major metropolitan areas including Philadelphia and San Antonio sent a letter to EPA administrator Lisa Jackson voicing "strong support" for the EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, or MATS,...
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