EPA To Review Portions Of New Power Plant Mercury Rule

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 8:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will review certain monitoring issues on new power plants’ mercury standards that are part of its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule finalized in December to allow utilities until 2015 to slash toxic air emissions by 95 percent, the agency said Friday.

The agency characterized the review as a routine procedure that the agency often conducts to account for information it receives after the rule was set up, while energy companies said Friday that the review reflects certain technical flaws in...
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