EPA pushes for new pollution standards that may affect Alabama Power
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Mar 17, 2011 | 858 views |  0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday proposed new limits on the pollutants that coal-fired power plants emit, long-awaited regulations that health advocates said would clear the air and save lives.

Eventually, the Power Plant Mercury and Air Toxic Standards would prevent 91 percent of the mercury contained in coal from escaping into the air when it is burned, the EPA said.

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