EPA finalizes tough new rules on emissions by power plants

In the Washington Post (12-16-2011), Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson report: 

 The Obama administration finished crafting tough new rules Friday curbing mercury and other poisons emitted by coal-fired utilities, according to several people briefed on the decision, culminating more than two decades of work to clean up the nation’s dirtiest power plants. Read more…..