10/1/2013

Less than 7% of the Environmental Protection Agency's personnel will be left on board during the government shutdown, making the EPA one of the biggest casualties of the federal work stoppage, according to the agency. Operations of the Office of Air and Radiation will be halted, and the EPA will not issue environmental permits for industrial construction and expansion during the shutdown. The shutdown also will delay the comment period on the proposed emissions standards for new power plants.

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