EPA Rules Leave City in Limbo ; Compliance May Mean Rate Hikes
Denney, Andrew, Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO)
Though a set of new federal pollution regulations that could affect power plants in Columbia is held up in the courts, the city's Water and Light Department still plans to inspect the plants to determine the level of expense the city would have to incur to be in compliance.
In December, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued a stay for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new Cross-States Air Pollution Rule. The rule, which became final in October, could apply to three turbines at the Columbia Municipal Power Plant and four turbines at the Columbia Energy Center because of the amount of power they can generate.
Ryan Williams, assistant …
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Publication information: Article title: EPA Rules Leave City in Limbo ; Compliance May Mean Rate Hikes. Contributors: Denney, Andrew - Author. Newspaper title: Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO). Publication date: May 14, 2012. Page number: A10. © 2007 Columbia Daily Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.