Coal http://publicradiotulsa.org en EPA to Review Power Plant Rule http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/epa-review-power-plant-rule <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing part of a controversial rule that sets the first federal standards to reduce toxic air pollution from power plants.</p><p>The rule was issued in December. It&#39;s aimed at curbing mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.</p><p>The Obama administration calls the rule a sensible step to reduce pollution, but Republicans have denounced it as a part of a &quot;war on coal.&quot; The rule could force hundreds of the nation&#39;s oldest and dirtiest power plants to clean up or shut down.</p> Sat, 21 Jul 2012 14:07:53 +0000 Associated Press 22668 at http://publicradiotulsa.org EPA to Review Power Plant Rule