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EPA Considers Revising Mercury Rules

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EPA Considers Revising Mercury Rules

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EPA Considers Revising Mercury Rules

EPA Considers Revising Mercury Rules

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The Environmental Protection Agency is considering toughening some of its proposed regulations of mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. The federal agency's recent request for public comment brought a large response from state environmental officials, among others, saying the new standards were too lax. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

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