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  • Wed Dec 28 14:11:00 CST 2011 -- EPA proposes changes to regional haze program
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposal to revise rules pertaining to the regional haze program.
  • Wed Dec 21 10:49:00 CST 2011 -- EPA releases finalized Utility MACT
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the finalized Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, EPA’s first mandate in history to limit mercury emissions from coal-fired units.
  • Tue Dec 20 09:51:00 CST 2011 -- FutureGen 2.0 site "suitable" for carbon storage
    The FutureGen Alliance completed drilling for the characterization well at the FutureGen 2.0 carbon dioxide (CO2) storage site in Morgan County, Ill., and that preliminary data indicates that the local Illinois geology is suitable for CO2 storage.
  • Fri Dec 02 11:12:00 CST 2011 -- Changes proposed for Clean Air Act standards for boilers
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing changes to Clean Air Act standards for boilers and certain incinerators based on analysis and comments received.
  • Tue Nov 29 15:40:00 CST 2011 -- Luminant asks EPA to further ease CSAPR
    Luminant Generation Co has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to further ease the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), which is set to affect power generators beginning Jan. 1, 2012.
  • Thu Nov 17 13:53:00 CST 2011 -- Study: Utility MACT, CSAPR to create 1.5 million jobs
    A new study details the positive impacts on the economy and job creation resulting from companies’ investments in emission control technology in response to two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) rules.
  • Thu Nov 10 16:18:00 CST 2011 -- Effort to repeal CSAPR rejected in U.S. Senate
    The U.S. Senate rejected an effort to repeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) on Nov. 10.
  • Thu Nov 10 10:22:00 CST 2011 -- Four Corners states to face challenges with EPA's Visibility Rule
    The states most affected by the Visibility Rule will likely be Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico, also known as the Four Corners states.
  • Wed Nov 09 13:24:00 CST 2011 -- EPA sets schedule to finalize regional haze rule
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a court ordered schedule to review and act on more than 40 state pollution reduction plans aimed to reduce the pollutants that cause regional haze, including nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide and particles.
  • Fri Nov 04 14:50:00 CDT 2011 -- Report: EPA more likely to announce regulatory changes on Fridays, before holidays
    A recent report by the Resources for the Future says that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is more likely to announce regulatory reform changes on Fridays or before holidays.

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