EPA restores rule to limit power-plant mercury emissions

  • EPA Administrator Michael Regan speaks during a press conference on President Biden’s Building a Better America agenda at the Shockoe Retention Basin in Richmond, Va., Friday, January 28, 2022. (Alexa Welch Edlund/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

WASHINGTON — In yet another reversal of a Trump-era action, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday it will resume enforcement of a rule that limits power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants.