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EPA Eases Clean Air Rules for Older Plants

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EPA Eases Clean Air Rules for Older Plants

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EPA Eases Clean Air Rules for Older Plants

EPA Eases Clean Air Rules for Older Plants

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The EPA adopts new rules that allow older industrial refineries and power plants to make efficiency upgrades without having to install new clean-air controls. Environmentalists and several northeastern states say the new rules will increase pollution and vow to fight them in court. Hear NPR's Christopher Joyce.