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Bill Wehrum Interview

Thursday, April 22, 2004 at 9:22 AM

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Web Exclusive - The Bush Administration has come under attack from environmental groups and politicians who say the new mercury rulings for coal-fired power plants don't make deep enough cuts fast enough to reduce risks to human health. U.S. EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt says current technology doesn't make that possible. ideastream's Karen Schaefer talked to Bill Wehrum, council to the assistant administrator of the U.S. EPA's Office of Air and Radiation in Washington, D.C. about new technologies to reduce mercury emissions and the agency's thinking and research behind the new rulings. Listen to the complete interview above.

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