President Joe Biden’s Environmental Protection Agency wants to impose new restrictions on polluters, formerly loosened by former President Donald Trump, The Hill reported Friday.
The regulations in question were first implemented during the administration of former President Bill Clinton in the 1990s ordering plants that emit high levels of “hazardous air pollutants,” and considered to be “major polluters” to meet strict emission standards even if they drop below the major pollution threshold limit.
According to the report, Trump allowed the companies that reduced their emissions below the threshold to function under less restrictions.
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