EPA Approves Texas Air Plan For Grandfathered Facilities

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday gave the green light to a Texas air quality plan that would force older facilities to shut down unless they operate with new emission control equipment.

Power sources that had been skirting federal requirements in the past will now have to utilize new technology to meet emissions standards or close their doors for good, according to the state implementation plan.

The EPA issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register on Friday approving the plan, which the agency said...
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