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Boxer Calls On EPA To Regulate Coal Combustion

Law360 (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must “end decades of delay” and regulate coal combustion waste, according to a new U.S. Senate resolution introduced in light of a Tennessee Valley Authority dam breach that unleashed an avalanche of coal ash sludge on Dec. 22.

On Wednesday, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., who chairs the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, introduced S. Res. 64, which would require the EPA to use its existing authority under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or RCRA, to regulate coal...
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