Senators Scramble To Set Law On Emissions

Law360, New York (September 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With Congress preparing to recess at the end of the month, lawmakers are rushing to implement legislation aimed at reducing power plant emissions after a federal appeals court struck down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s standards this summer.

Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Tom Carper, D-Del., held a bipartisan roundtable on Thursday and pushed for Congress to enact legislation in the next few weeks to set a temporary extension of the EPA’s Clean Air Interstate Rule, which was rejected by the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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