Under the Trump administration’s proposed E.P.A. changes, the dirtiest coal plants could stay dirty.

Aug 24, 2018 by

The plan would let plants nearing retirement be refurbished and keep running for years without adding costly modern pollution controls. Those controls, called scrubbers, remove millions of tons a year of a pollutant blamed for respiratory disease.
“This is power plant life-extension rule masquerading as a climate rule,” said one former federal official.

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