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New EPA Rule Delays Major Cuts in Mercury Pollution

The Environmental Protection Agency announces a new rule on mercury emissions from coal-fire power plants that will phase in reductions over 20 years. The plan delays deep cuts in mercury pollution for about 10 years.

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Elizabeth Shogren is an NPR News Science Desk correspondent focused on covering environment and energy issues and news.