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Fri May 16, 2014 06:08 PM CDT

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OBAMA PLANS INVOLVED IN POWER PLANT EMISSIONS PROPOSAL

The Environmental Protection Agency currently is completing work on proposed carbon-emissions rules for power plants, with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy saying earlier this week that the agency expects to publish the proposal by June 2.

It seems the White House plans to give the rules a high profile as sources tell news outlets that President Obama plans to personally unveil the rules. The president's participation in the announcement will help demonstrate the administration's ...

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