By Ben Geman - 10/05/11 10:18 AM EDT
The Wall Street Journal reports that EPA is expected to ease the stringency of a key rule that requires power plants to cut interstate ozone and particulate pollution.
The New York Times reports that a nuclear power plant in Japan went into automatic shutdown because of a cooling problem, “clouding the outlook for an imminent restart of the country’s idled nuclear plants.”
Time magazine explores research into industry-backed campaigns to sow doubt about climate science.
AP looks at a new report on Gulf Coast environmental restoration.
The Guardian reports on a European Union fuel policy that could prevent oil sands imports.
The Los Angeles Times reports that the Supreme Court declined to review a case in which the homebuilding industry is trying to nix a California pollution rule.
“The National Assn. of Home Builders had sought to overturn a rule that requires developers to mitigate additional air pollution associated with large developments -- such as increased automobile traffic with longer commuting distances,” the paper reports.
This post was updated at 7:02 a.m.