Senate Blocks GOP Bid To Kill EPA Power Plant Rule
The Senate voted 56-43 against S.J. Res. 37, a measure sponsored by Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., that would have nullified the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, or MATS, rule.
Finalized in December, the MATS rule gives utilities until 2015 to cut toxic air emissions by 95 percent. The...
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