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In a move that hopefully signifies our new EPA will consider earth before industry, new government agency head Lisa Jackson said yesterday that she will look into rolling back the Bush Administration’s eleventh hour move last December that prevents the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from coal plants. Jackson said she will grant a petition from the Sierra Club that asks for another look at former EPA administrator Stephen Johnson’s decision to not allow officials to consider greenhouses gases a factor in applications for new coal-fired power plants–a rule that would easily speed up there development. Read more here.

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