Senate Votes Down Attempt to Block Boiler MACT Rules
2:28 PM MDT | March 12, 2012 | Kara Sissell
The U.S. Senate last week voted 52-46 to defeat an amendment that would have blocked EPA’s rules limiting air emissions from industrial boilers, a measure that had been backed by industry groups. Senator Susan Collins (R., ME) had attached the amendment to a transportation funding bill. The measure would have given industry at least five years to comply with any new rules and created certain stipulations regarding the content of those rules. Senator Barbara Boxer (D., CA) had argued against the Collins’ amendment, saying it would eliminate statutory...
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