Daily News

Utilities, Labor Urge EPA To Retain Utility MACT But Ease Requirements

July 11, 2018
Electric utility groups and labor unions are urging EPA to retain the agency's landmark power plant air toxics rule and soften its requirements instead of scrapping it as EPA air chief William Wehrum has floated, the second major policy ask of the agency since Andrew Wheeler took over as acting administrator from Scott Pruitt. Instead of voiding the Obama EPA's finding that the rule was “appropriate and necessary” even after consideration of costs, the coalition of power and labor groups...


Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting on EPA, the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda, and the pushback from the coming Democrat-controlled House.