Regulating power plant carbon emissions

About a third of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions come from power plants, but no current limits exist on how much carbon pollution new or existing plants can release into the atmosphere. A 2009 Supreme Court decision recognized the threat of greenhouse gas pollution, so the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing limits on future coal- and gas-fired plants. Read related article.

Source: Staff reports, EPA | Patterson Clark / The Washington Post September 19, 2013
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