29 May '14, 1pm

There Are Good Reasons for Obama to be Confident on Carbon Rules

There Are Good Reasons for Obama to be Confident on Carbon Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has won a series of air quality challenges in recent months leading up to its much-awaited carbon dioxide standards for existing power plants. Known in energy-speak as Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, the carbon rule is expected to significantly boost clean energy and further erode use of coal-fired generation. The three legal victories did not involve carbon, but instead dealt with mercury, soot, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide and other pollutants. But the decisions gave credence to the EPA’s technical expertise and reasoning, say industry observers. So now, the agency faces the rough-and-tumble arena of carbon regulation with heightened credibility as it makes its most game-changing climate change ruling yet. “The general trend is favorable,” said John Walke, the Natural Resources Defense Council’s clean air director in Wash...

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