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Senator Udall praises first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for new U.S. power...

In a move that could spell the end of additional coal-fired power plants in the United States, the Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday to curb carbon dioxide emissions.

EPA mercury rules hailed as environmental victory for Obama

Tough new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules limiting mercury, lead and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants were met with widespread praise from previously demoralized environmental groups on Wednesday.