By Andrew Restuccia - 06/30/11 03:20 PM EDT
Gina McCarthyGina McCarthyConvention shows Democrats support fracking, activists on the fringe Overnight Energy: Officials close in on new global emissions deal EPA chief: US, negotiators nearing new emissions deal MORE, assistant administrator at EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, said Thursday at a subcommittee hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee that the benefits of the regulations greatly outweigh the costs.
“They will dramatically improve public health, they are affordable and they are technologically achievable,” McCarthy said.
McCarthy said EPA will unveil the final transport rule next week. She added that the agency is slated to unveil ozone standards in July.