Thursday, June 19, 2014

Environmental Protection Agency Proposes CO2 Emission Limits for Power Plants

As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed new standards for power plants that will reduce carbon emissions by 30% over 15 years. The regulations are the first of their kind for the fleet of existing power plants which currently produce 39% of U.S. emissions. The proposal is expected to maintain an affordable, reliable energy system, while ensuring a healthier environment, spurring innovation, and strengthening the economy. Read more »