Henry Darwin, director of the state Department of Environmental Quality, details for lawmakers Tuesday why they should remove a 2010 restriction that bars his agency from coming up with plans to reduce greenhouse gases.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer
The state’s top environmental official asked lawmakers Monday to remove a restriction they placed on his agency just four years ago blocking it from regulating greenhouse gases. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
State officials and utilities are trying to kill a plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to force owners of three coal-fired power plants to install expensive pollution control equipment to improve visibility.