Lisa Jackson's EPA Legacy

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Stop Right There

Jackson drafted new rules that limit mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants and implemented a sweeping review of applications for mountaintop review. The EPA deemed that the practice of dumping raw mining waste into wetlands and streams would cause significant damage to water quality and the environment and violate the Clean Water Act.

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