EPA still hopes for power plant climate rules ‘early’ in ’12, but refinery plans unclear

EPA was initially slated to propose the refinery rules in December of 2011.

Jackson, speaking to reporters, said the rules will be crafted — eventually.

“We have always had plans that we would go from the largest stationary [greenhouse gas emissions] source, which is utilities ... to the next largest, which is refineries,” Jackson said, noting she would double-check on the timetable.

“We’re not not planning it,” she said.

Watch this space for more.

—This post was updated at 3:20 p.m.