The EPA Caves on Coal?

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EPA to Withdraw Coal Killing Clean Air Act Requirements

WUWT reader Greg Staff writes:

It looks like the EPA is seeing the writing on the wall. The scuttlebut here is Houston is that this is a “face saving” maneuver, to avoid having to submit to the next administration.

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it plans to voluntarily withdraw a requirement that seven Texas coal-fired power plants reduce pollution, according to a filing with a federal appeals court.

The so-called regional haze rule is part of the Clean Air Act and was proposed two years ago with the goal of cleaning up the air in national parks. The act requires states to craft a plan to address air pollution, or else be forced to implement a plan compiled by the EPA. Texas declined to create a plan, and along with power plant owners took its objections to the EPA’s plan…

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One Comment on “The EPA Caves on Coal?”

  1. Mike Haseler says:

    What I’ve not seen anyone talking about – is what Trump will find at the bottom when he drains the swamp. Will it be some dead bodies? Illegal weapons? Sacks full of incriminating evidence someone thought was buried for good?

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