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2011-07-08 07:25:00

The federal government on Thursday announced the adoption of a new rule that will require Texas coal-fired power plants to cut pollution that worsens air quality in neighboring states.The announcement, coming from the Obama administration, will likely be met with sharp disapproval from Congressional Texans and some electricity companies in the Lone Star State, which say the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) didn't give the state enough opportunity to explain why it should be exempt from...

2010-12-15 11:00:00

Firms Challenge the Notion That D.C.-Based Trade Lobbying Organizations Speak for All U.S. Businesses; Six-Month Delay in EPA Rules Will Mean Lost Workdays, Lower Productivity From Workers. WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the EPA and the Clean Air Act got a huge boost from large and small U.S. companies, when over 60,000 firms represented by 14 business organizations told Congress to keep the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Clean Air Act strong. At...