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Coal industry cries foul as enviros get rule they want

Environmentalists got much of what they wanted in the greenhouse gas rule proposed today by U.S. EPA -- notably an assurance that new coal-fired power plants would be barred from emitting more carbon dioxide than natural gas plants. The rule -- which will enter a public comment period after it's published in the Federal Register -- requires power plants to meet the same standard of 1,000 pounds of CO2 per megawatt-hour regardless of their fuel.

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