As the election nears, Biden pushes a slew of rules on the environment and other priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he tries to secure his legacy, President Joe Biden has unleashed a flurry of election year rules on the environment and other topics, including a landmark regulation that would force coal-fired power plants to capture smokestack emissions or shut down.

The limits on greenhouse gas emissions from fossil-fueled electric stations are the Democratic president's most ambitious effort yet to roll back planet-warming pollution from the power sector, the nation's second-largest contributor to climate change.

The power plant rule is among more than 60 regulations Biden and his admi...


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