Environment and Energy
Stricter Air Pollution Rules in Wisconsin
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported this week that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will likely issue a new, tougher rule regulating emissions. The rule would require utilities to cut mercury emissions by 90% by 2015, but would allow them to push back the deadline to 2021 if they agree to also cut nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide.
The Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce opposes the rule and has sued the state on procedural grounds.
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