Citing Coal Plant Closures, Unions Urge EPA To Soften CSAPR Proposal

June 9, 2022
Labor unions in early reaction to EPA’s proposed expansion and tightening of interstate ozone regulation are warning the agency that its plan would result in an unprecedented number of coal plant closures and related job losses, asking EPA to soften the plan with a “stepwise, incremental approach” to reducing ozone-forming pollution. In June 8 comments to EPA, Unions for Jobs & Environmental Progress (UJEP), an ad hoc group of eight unions active in energy-related sectors, says that the agency’s planned...

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