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Congress: Senate Democrats ask EPA for more public engagement on ACE

October 10, 2018
A coalition of 23 Senate Democrats is urging acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to add 60 days to the public comment period for the agency's proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) utility greenhouse gas rule and to offer more public hearings in addition to the single one the agency held early this month in Chicago. The proposal would modestly curb power plant GHG emissions and replace the more stringent Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP) that EPA separately proposed to withdraw. The...

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