EPA carbon rules to take effect in new year as Senate vote is blocked

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Senator Rockefeller concedes he will not get a vote this year on proposals to suspend EPA powers

Efforts to strip the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of the regulatory power to curb greenhouse gas emissions have been delayed until next year, after Democrat Senator Jay Rockefeller conceded...

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