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Arizona asks EPA for breathing room on carbon-emission goals

Arizona will ask federal regulators next 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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Aug 11, 2014, 6:49 am
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“The good news for us is that the EPA has expressed a willingness to listen to our concerns,” said Eric Massey, director of the air quality division at ADEQ.

What this means is a fraudulent public discussion will take place, EPA will agree to grant Arizona polluters enough time to get into compliance just like they did with the lead emissions from ASARCO’s Hayden smelter. EPA and ADEQ know toxic emissions were being exposed to a minority population and are doing nothing. It is an environmental justice issue but no one (ADEQ, EPA, elected officials) seems to care.

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