Environmentalists Cite EPA Study In Push For Tough Power Plant ELG

January 27, 2023
Environmentalists are pressing the Biden administration to ensure its imminent proposed rule strengthening effluent limits for coal-fired power plants requires use of contested membrane technology that the Trump administration rejected in its 2020 rule, citing in part a 2021 agency study that shows significant benefits and lower costs than prior estimates. During a Jan. 18 meeting convened by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), more than a dozen environmentalists from groups including Earthjustice, Southern Environmental Law Center, Center for...

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