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EPA Unveils Plan to Cut Smog and Soot

The Environmental Protection Agency announces a plan the Bush administration says will create the biggest reduction in air pollution since the 1990 Clean Air Act. The new rule will require coal-fired power plants in 28 states to reduce some emissions by 60 percent over the next 10 years.

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Elizabeth Shogren is an NPR News Science Desk correspondent focused on covering environment and energy issues and news.