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Trump EPA Urged To Reconsider Obama Revisions To Regional Haze Rule

April 17, 2017
Alaska and electric utilities are petitioning the Trump EPA to reconsider an Obama-era rule that bolsters federal land managers' role in overseeing states' plans for reducing haze-forming emissions, with critics of the regulation -- which also faces a host of legal challenges -- arguing it would result in unnecessary and onerous obligations. EPA finalized its revised rule on curbing regional haze Jan. 10, and made the rule immediately effective, producing accusations from industry that the outgoing Obama EPA flouted normal...

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