WISCONSIN SEEKS TO LOOSEN MERCURY PLAN TO COMPORT WITH EPA RULE

December 1, 2005
Despite suing EPA over the legality of its controversial rule to control mercury emissions from power plants, Wisconsin is taking the unusual move of loosening a stricter state-level rule to match EPA's more relaxed emission reduction requirements. The state's current mercury plan is considered one of the most stringent in the country. Wisconsin is employing the unconventional move because it made a commitment to revise its plan to mirror the emission reduction targets in the EPA mercury rule when the...


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