Obama issues global warming rules in January, gives GE an exemption in February

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    Obama issues global warming rules in January, gives GE an exemption in February

    Read more at the Washington Examiner: Obama issues global warming rules in January, gives GE an exemption in February | Timothy P. Carney | Beltway Confidential | Washington Examiner
    This week, the EPA issued its first exemption, Environment & Energy News reports:

    The Obama administration will spare a stalled power plant project in California from the newest federal limits on greenhouse gases and conventional air pollution, U.S. EPA says in a new court filing that marks a policy shift in the face of industry groups and Republicans accusing the agency of holding up construction of large industrial facilities.

    According to a declaration by air chief Gina McCarthy, officials reviewed EPA policies and decided it was appropriate to "grandfather" projects such as the Avenal Power Center, a proposed 600-megawatt power plant in the San Joaquin Valley, so they are exempted from rules such as new air quality standards for smog-forming nitrogen dioxide (NO2)​
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    There's something interesting about the Avenal Power Center:

    The proposed Avenal Energy project will be a combined-cycle generating plant consisting of two natural gas-fired General Electric 7FA Gas Turbines with Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and one General Electric Steam Turbine.​

     
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    Looks like the pollution from Obama cronies isn't really pollution.
     
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    Just like terrorism by libbies isn't really terrorism (see Bill Ayers)
     
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