Beinecke, Frances
March 2012
Onearth;Spring2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p10
The author discusses the national standards announced by the U.S. Environmental Agency in December 2011 for the reduction of lead, mercury, and other harmful pollutants produced by power plants. She says that these safeguards are among the most important environmental achievements by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. She mentions that they will protect the new standards from oppositions in the U.S. Congress.


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