House Panel Slashes EPA Funding, Delays Power Plant CO2 Rule

July 2011
Energy Daily;7/14/2011, Issue 133, p2
The article reports on the fiscal 2012 appropriations legislation of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee which reduced the total budget of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It also included several provisions, in which one will delay EPA regulations to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and oil refineries. A total amount of 287.5 million U.S. dollars will be appropriated by the legislative bill to climate programs.


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