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EPA Eyes Rule Defining Biomass Energy As BACT In Clean Air Permits

February 4, 2019
EPA is considering issuing a rule to define biomass feedstocks as the best available control technology (BACT) for controlling greenhouse gas emissions in clean air permits because the agency would consider the fuel carbon neutral, though environmentalists would likely offer strenuous opposition to such a rule. Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler in recent correspondence with lawmakers said the agency could propose such a rule by the end of the year, with possible guidance on the topic coming sooner to be...

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