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Texas Could Soon Have More Authority to Regulate Coal Plant Emissions

Houston Matters learns about a new proposal from the EPA that would formally replace the Clean Power Plan.

piles of coal
The Big Brown power plant in Freestone County burns coal mined nearby.

Texas could have more authority to regulate coal plant emissions under a new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency, which would formally replace the Clean Power Plan.

In the audio above, Houston Matters learns what the new rules could mean for Texas industries and the environment from Victor Flatt, director of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Center at the University of Houston Law Center, and Felix Mormann, professor of law at the Texas A&M School of Law.

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