Softening up

  • 14/01/2004

in what is being seen as yet another attempt by the Bush government to promote its pro-industry policies, the us Environmental Protection Agency (epa) has proposed a lenient plan to limit mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. The proposal envisages giving the units 10 more years to implement changes than planned by the Clinton administration in 2000.

Even as the regulation is sought to be put in place, the Clear Skies Act of 2003

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