23 Sep '13, 8am

EPA sets out revised carbon emission rules for power plants

Advocates for the coal and utilities industries criticised new proposals by the Environmental Protection Agency to curb carbon emissions from newly-constructed power plants on Friday. The rules, based on the US Clean Air Act, have been made to support the Climate Action Plan announced by President Obama in July. In making this proposal, the EPA backed down on an original proposal made last year, which applied identical limits to gas and coal-fired plants. That rule may have been subject to a legal challenge. FURTHER READING Climate change: IPCC issues stark warning over global warming Halving CO2 by 2050 to cost less than one per cent of GDP The new proposal would impose separate limits for gas and coal-fired plants. Coal-fired plants constructed under the rules would be able to emit no more than 1100lbs of carbon dioxide per megawatt hour, or could average emissions over ...

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