DOE: New EPA rules will not negatively affect power distribution

12/4/2011 | State Journal (Charleston, W.Va.), The · Hill, The

The Energy Department has released a report challenging critics' assertions that proposed Environmental Protection Agency clean-air regulations will stifle the operation of the nation's power grid. The rules, which are in the process of being finalized, would mandate that power companies install devices to mitigate the release of mercury and other toxins into the atmosphere. "Our analysis showed that the new EPA rules will not compromise resource adequacy," said DOE spokesman David Sandalow.

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