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Loose Change: EPA's MATS plan faces wide-ranging criticism

March 19, 2019
The Trump EPA's proposal to scrap a key Clean Air Act finding that it is “appropriate and necessary” to regulate power plants' mercury emissions is drawing wide-ranging criticism, including from a bipartisan group of senators and a group of nearly two dozen states. The critiques were floated during a March 18 public hearing on the proposal, which critics fear could open the door for industry opponents of the Obama-era mercury & air toxics standards (MATS) to challenge the rule in...

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