Quote-Unquote: EPA’s MATS proposal draws strong reactions

April 22, 2019
EPA’s proposal to eliminate the legal underpinning of its landmark mercury and air toxics standards (MATS) for power plants but retain the overall standard is drawing strong, diverse reactions in written comments from supporters and opponents of the plan -- including possible legal arguments in a future suit over the effort. The agency took comment through April 17 on its proposal to eliminate its finding that it is “appropriate and necessary” regulate power plants’ air toxics, but not to “de-list”...

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