15 States Offer Best Practices For EPA Power Plant Regs

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 7:03 PM EST) -- Fifteen states called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday to integrate their own pollution abatement efforts into a forthcoming package of federal rules limiting emissions from existing power plants, favoring comprehensive greenhouse gas regulation over plant-specific directives.

In a joint letter to the EPA, energy and environmental officials from California, Illinois, New York and a dozen other states argued for a "stringent but flexible" framework for achieving meaningful reductions in carbon pollution from the electricity sector that recognizes the historic role of states as...
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