H.R.6172: To prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from finalizing any rule imposing any standard of performance for carbon dioxide emissions from any existing or new source that is a fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating unit unless and until carbon capture and storage is found to be technologically and economically feasible.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
This bill is primarily about environmental protection
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Sponsor David McKinley, R-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 13 (7 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced July 24, 2012
Latest Major Action Sept. 20, 2012
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