Mo. Lawmakers Urge Obama To Rethink Plant Emissions Rule

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT) -- A group of U.S. lawmakers from Missouri on Wednesday joined a chorus of legislators urging President Barack Obama to press the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to amend its proposed rule capping greenhouse gas emissions for new power plants, saying it would effectively outlaw any new coal-fired plants.

The proposed rule, which would cap greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants at 1,000 pounds of carbon dioxide per megawatt-hour, unfairly holds new coal-fired plants to the same emissions standards as new gas-fired plants, Sen. Roy Blunt and...
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