WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. In a …
After years of discussions and debates the US government has finally released its plans to regulate power plant emissions, the country’s largest source of greenhouse gases. In the US, the power sector produces about a third of all …
These planned coal plant retirements are, at least in part, due to Environmental Protection Agency Regulations governing air and water emissions from power plants. In particular, the EPA’s Mercury Air Toxic Standard, or MATS, …
The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday officially postponed rules limiting toxic water pollution from coal-fired power plants, a move that environmental groups are calling a gift to the coal industry and owners of coal-fired …
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a Republican-backed move Wednesday to scrap EPA regulations on mercury and toxic chemical emissions from coal power plants, not swayed by the contention that the rules are killing …
PacifiCorp filed a notice of appeal Friday in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, asking for a review of new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency ... upgrades at the coal-fired Hunter and Huntington power plants in central Utah.
In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, heavy equipment is used at an ash storage site at Gallatin Fossil Plant in Gallatin, Tenn. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it plans to scrap an Obama-era measure limiting water pollution …
Unable to get cap and trade through Congress, President Obama has settledfor just the cap via regulation by the EPA. Today, his EPA will issue newlimits on the amount of CO2 which can be produced by newpower plants — and they …
Older coal-fired power plants have already been shutting down across the country, thanks to low natural gas prices, demand from China driving up coal's price and weaker demand for electricity. Regulations from the EPA to control …
by Zack Colman | May 22, 2015, 12:44 PM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article More than 90 gigawatts of coal plant retirements would occur between this year and 2040, with most …