Thursday, December 23, 2010
The Obama administration has said it will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants amid opposition from industry and Republicans in Congress.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it would regulate emissions from fossil fuel power plants by 2011 and petroleum refineries by 2012.
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President Barack Obama is pushing the EPA to cut emissions after a climate bill failed in Congress this year.
But Republican lawmakers have said the EPA’s new rules will harm the economy.
This article was posted: Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 1:27 pm