EPA takes significant step in clinching emission-regulation powers

09/21/2010 | Hill, The

Industrial pollution guidelines are on the brink of being introduced after the White House's Office of Management and Budget received on Friday the Environmental Protection Agency's "permitting guidance" for OMB's review. The document details how EPA aims to implement greenhouse-gas emission rules that are about to take effect by January, outlining EPA's regulation goals after climate legislation failed in Congress this year. The guidance also carries suggested actions on how plants and facilities can utilize the "best available control technology" to minimize their greenhouse emissions.

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