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Public health advocates preview attacks on EPA’s MATS rollback

March 15, 2019
Public health advocates are previewing attacks they plan to make at EPA’s March 18 hearing on the proposed rollback of the Obama-era mercury and air toxics standards (MATS) for power plants, including EPA’s failure to conduct a fresh cost-benefit analysis and its disregard of new science on the rule’s benefits. EPA is holding the hearing in Washington, D.C., to receive public input on its December proposal to rescind the finding underlying MATS that it is “appropriate and necessary” to regulate...

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