When the EPA determines a state’s plan for compliance with the rule isn’t good enough, it steps in with its own plan. It happened to Oklahoma, where utilities are now adding air scrubbers to coal plants, and replacing some with natural gas. Now it’s happening to Texas, which is actually responsible for most of the haze problem at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Southwest Oklahoma.
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