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Andrew Grossman Comments on Potential for Change in EPA Rules Regarding Coal-Fired Power Plants

News / August 31, 2018

Partner Andrew Grossman is quoted in an article published by E&E News on Aug. 30, 2018. The article, “In EPA’s Review of Mercury Rule, Some See Lifeline for Coal,” discusses the recent announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider the basis for its “Mercury and Air Toxics Standards” Rule, a Clean Air Act regulation that addresses emissions by coal-fired power plants.

“The EPA has an excellent opportunity now to streamline its regulatory approach under Section 111(d), encourage the states to play a meaningful role in the regulatory process, and allow the kind of flexibility and sensitivity to local needs that the Clean Air Act was intended to promote,” Grossman told the publication.

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