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House OKs plan to supersede EPA rules


House OKs plan to supersede EPA rules

HELENA (AP) — The Montana House wants to take control of greenhouse gas regulation from the federal government and curtail state mercury emission rules.

Republicans running the House backed a plan Tuesday forbidding federal greenhouse gas regulations from being enacted in Montana, even though critics argue the Legislature is overstepping its bounds and ignoring science

Rep. Joe Read's House Bill 550 was endorsed on a 67-33 vote. Rep. Wendy Warburton, R-Havre, and Rep. Kris Hansen, R-Havre, voted for the bill. Rep. Tony Belcourt, D-Box Elder, voted...

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