EPA Punts On NM Air Pollution Plan For Second Time

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency agreed Wednesday to push back the deadline for imposing an embattled plan to limit pollution from New Mexico’s main power source, saying it was discussing alternatives with the state’s governor and the plant owner.

The EPA said it would take an additional 45 days to consider other proposals for pollution controls at the San Juan Generating Station, an 1,800-megawatt coal-fired plant whose pollution has obstructed scenic views in the region.

The move marks the second time in four months the EPA...
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