300 Groups Ask Senate To Kill Coal Ash Bill

Law360, New York (September 17, 2012, 12:22 PM EDT) -- More than 300 public interest groups urged the U.S. Senate on Friday to reject a bill that would halt the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new rules for coal ash pollution and hand regulating authority over to states.

The Coal Ash Recycling and Oversight Act of 2012, sponsored and introduced in August by Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., would amend the federal Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate production and provide for the proper management and disposal of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other...
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