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Wheeler Faces Criticism On MATS Rollback But Senate Confirmation Likely

February 04, 2019
Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) is urging Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to drop his rollback of the Obama-era power plant air toxics rule as a condition for winning support to be permanent agency chief, but his confirmation appears likely regardless and supporters of the rule are eyeing other options to challenge the rollback. For example, power industry backers of the utility air toxics rule suggest the approach EPA is using in its revised cost-benefit analysis to aid the rollback might...


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