US Steel, Pa. Rep. At Odds Over Higher Air Emission Fees

Law360, Philadelphia (April 11, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- As an attorney for U.S. Steel Corp. on Monday criticized new regulations that would raise fees on air emissions in Pennsylvania by nearly half, a state legislator said the hikes were not enough to ensure adequate funding for air-quality programs.

In letters to the Pennsylvania Independent Regulatory Review Commission on Monday, U.S. Steel general counsel David Hacker and Rep. Greg Vitali, D-Del., painted vastly different portraits of the effect of new rules that would boost emission fees under Title V of the Clean Air Act from...
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