EPA plan would limit downwind pollution from power plants

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan discusses the contamination of Pearl Harbor’s water system by the Navy’s Red Hill fuel tank facility, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a plan that would restrict smokestack emissions from power plants and other industrial sources that burden downwind areas with smog-causing pollution they can’t control.