Ethanol plant emission rules relaxed
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a major step to stimulate
ethanol production by issuing a rule last week allowing ethanol plants
to operate with fewer environmental rules and less air pollution
The agency rejected pleas by clean-air advocates and increased the
amount of nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide and other pollutants that will
be allowed before an ethanol plant is considered a “major air emitter,”
a category that requir...
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