EPA's MACT rules create fears about reliability of power supply

10/11/2011 | Hill, The · Reuters

A group of 25 states has asked a federal court to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing costly rules that require power plants and industrial facilities to install "maximum achievable control technology" to limit their greenhouse gas emissions. The group says the rule could "undermine significantly the reliability" of the U.S. power supply and raise the cost of electricity. The higher cost associated with MACT could also cause some plants to close.

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