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  • News & Media CATF Statement on EPA MATS proposal comments

    In comments filed late Wednesday, a coalition of Environmental, Public Health, and Civil Rights organizations have strongly opposed EPA’s proposal, 84 Fed. Reg. 2670 (Feb. 7, 2019), that it is not “appropriate” to regulate emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired electric generating units. The coalition states that EPA’s proposal

    April 18, 2019
  • Power Plants The Trump Administration Takes a Dangerous New Path in Proposing Changes to EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Rule

    Among the casualties of conservative “principles” sacrificed to the crony capitalism evinced by the Trump Administration is that of using holistic cost-benefit analysis to help set environmental priorities.

    October 24, 2018
  • Power Plants Happy National Child Health Day?

    Assistant EPA Administrator Bill Wehrum announced to the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee On September 27th that his Agency would soon be advancing an attempt to undermine the most successful air pollution reduction rules put in place by the Obama Administration – the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS).

    October 9, 2018
  • Power Plants Administrator Pruitt Appoints Himself Judge, Jury and Executioner of the Clean Power Plan

    The Trump EPA’s proposed complete repeal of the Clean Power Plan represents a 180-degree turn from the position of the Obama Administration.

    October 13, 2017