Judith Enck

6:44am

Thu July 17, 2014
Environment

EPA says proposed regulation will do more than clean air

Judith Enck, with the EPA, listens to a question during a discussion about a proposed regulation held in Syracuse Wednesday.
Gino Geruntino WRVO

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon pollution nationwide means a goal of reducing carbon emissions in New York state by more than 40 percent. Judith Enck, the area's EPA regional administrator, was in Syracuse to discuss how the plan will allow the nation to keep producing energy, while reducing pollution. Enck says the regulation, which is scheduled to start in 2020, isn't just about protecting the environment from air pollution.

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