U.S. EPA reverses policy on ‘major sources’ of pollution

U.S. EPA reverses policy on ‘major sources’ of pollution

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The EPA said on Thursday it was withdrawing a provision of the Clean Air Act that requires a major source of pollution like a power plant to always be treated as a major source, even if it makes changes to reduce emissions.

he decision to withdraw the “once-in always-in” policy is part of President Donald Trump’s effort to roll back federal regulations and was sought by utilities, the petroleum industry and others…

Read Full Article; Reuters (01-25-2018)

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