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EPA Sends Obama-Era MATS Reconsideration Proposal For OMB Review

October 09, 2018
EPA has sent for White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) pre-publication review its proposal to reconsider the Obama administration's landmark mercury and air toxics standards (MATS) rule for power plants, prompting fresh criticism from environmentalists who warn it will undo public health protections. OMB received the proposal Oct. 5 for mandatory review, according to its website. OMB review typically takes up to 90 days, but can be faster or slower according to the circumstances. EPA air policy chief...

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