20 Sep '13, 4am

A Climate Breakthrough: EPA Releases New Carbon Limits for New Power Plants

A Climate Breakthrough: EPA Releases New Carbon Limits for New Power Plants

The Obama Administration struck a forceful blow against climate change today. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed standards that will limit dangerous carbon pollution from new power plants. No longer will new electric plants be allowed to endanger our health with unchecked carbon pollution and the climate change it causes. Instead, our nation can start creating a 21st century power fleet—one that uses the latest clean technologies and reduces the threat of climate change. We owe it to our children and grandchildren to make this shift now. Climate change is the most pressing environmental challenge of our time, and it is already taking a heavy toll on our communities and our economy. On Tuesday, several ordinary Americans spoke at a Congressional forum on climate change . Fifth generation Iowa farmer Matt Russell, for instance, talked about the record-breaking floo...

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