EPA Hearing Puts Pittsburgh in Crosshairs of Climate Wars

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Fri August 1, 2014

EPA Hearing Puts Pittsburgh in Crosshairs of Climate Wars

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in is Pittsburgh for two days, holding a public hearing on climate change and proposed rules to reduce carbon emissions. As The Allegheny Front's Reid Frazier reports, the hearing proves the climate change debate is a divisive one in this region.
July 31, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held hearings Thursday and Friday in Pittsburgh on a proposed rule to slash greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The plan is up against serious opposition from the coal industry, but environmental groups say it doesn't go far enough.