Weekly Focus

EPA Targets Power Sector But Environmentalists Fret Over Rules’ Timing

February 2, 2023
Environmentalists are increasingly concerned that EPA may slip further behind schedule in issuing key rules limiting air, water and other conventional releases from coal-fired power plants, as pressure builds to promulgate major regulations for the sector amid fears that EPA and the White House might lack the capacity to stay on track. “The Biden Administration has a long to-do list of critical rules for clean air, health and environmental justice, and they urgently need to pick up the pace,” one...

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