01/22/2019 - Joseph Goffman

EPA Says Limiting Mercury Pollution From Power Plants Is No Longer ‘Appropriate and Necessary’

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“While the headline is reassuring that the standards are proposed to be left in place, the underlying action here, which is removing the ‘appropriate and necessary’ finding, suddenly makes those regulations legally vulnerable in a way that they weren’t,” says Joseph Goffman, executive director of the Environmental and Energy Law Program at Harvard University and a former EPA official.

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