Coal Industry Coalition Warns EPA Must Scrap MATS Rule To Finalize ACE

November 1, 2018
A coal industry coalition is warning EPA that it must scrap its Clean Air Act section 112 mercury and air toxics standards (MATS) for power plants before it can lawfully finalize its proposed section 111(d) Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) utility greenhouse gas rule, saying the air law prohibits regulation of utilities under both sections. The arguments, detailed in Oct. 31 written comments to EPA on its ACE proposal, could help critics of the Obama-era MATS rule as they push for...

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