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Arizona looks for breathing room in EPA’s carbon-emission goals

Navajo Generating Station. (Photo by R.J. Hall via Wikipedia Commons)

Arizona will ask federal regulators this week to rethink their June proposal that calls for the state to cut carbon emissions from power plants in half over the next 15 years.Arizona will ask federal regulators this week to rethink their June proposal that calls for the state to cut carbon emissions from power plants in half over the next 15 years.

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EPA should go beyond crackdown on coal industry

This Sept. 4, 2011 file photo shows the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station, as seen from Lake Powell in Page, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

I am delighted that the EPA has finally moved to abate the disastrous impacts of climate change by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But, given the adverse reaction from the coal industry, the agency should have issued parallel regulations on emissions from meat industry operations.

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