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EPA proposes compromise on Navajo Generating Station's emissions

Published: 
Fri, 01/18/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

Haze from the Arizona power plant can be seen at many Southwest parks and wilderness areas. The EPA proposes giving it five extra years to lower emissions, which could save tribal members' jobs.

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E.P.A. Sets a Lower Limit for Soot Particles in the Air

Published: 
Mon, 12/17/2012 (All day)
Category: 
Chemicals

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new standard for soot pollution on Friday that will force industry, utilities and local governments to find ways to reduce emissions of particles that are linked to thousands of cases of disease and death each year.

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For New Generation of Power Plants, a New Emission Rule From the E.P.A.

Published: 
Wed, 03/28/2012 - 9:51am

Amy Sancetta/Associated Press

A coal-fired power plant in Ohio. New coal plants will face hurdles under the proposed rule.

By FELICITY BARRINGER