On Friday, the EPA proposed a series of regulatory options for controlling pollution from power plants, such as mercury, arsenic, lead, and selenium, released into waterways by coal ash, air pollution control waste and other waste from …
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WASHINGTON — Taking aim at the gases that the vast majority of scientists say are the main contributor to climate change, the Obama administration proposed rules limiting carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants, a move …
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, …
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An Environmental Protection Agency regulation that would mean the end of any new coal-fired power plants will be formally proposed next week, according to the Wall Street Journal. The rule would require new coal plants to use …
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The Environmental Protection Agency today unveiled tough new air pollution regulations aimed at dramatically cleaning up emissions of coal-fired power plants and boosting air quality across 27 states, a move analysts say will likely …
Nearly 3,000 miners and workers from across the coal industry descended on Capitol Hill late last month to protest President Obama’s alleged “War on Coal” — more specifically the proposed carbon emission rules the Environmental
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upended Environmental Protection Agency limits on mercury emissions ... The limits at issue prompted closure of many coal-fired power plants in the Midwest, including facilities in Cleveland, …
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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 …
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration issued landmark rules Monday to cut greenhouse gases from coal-burning power plants, mapping out a 15-year path to increase wind and solar power, and energy conservation that Minnesota …
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The Environmental Protection Agency's second stab at a proposal to set the first-ever limits on greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants would make it impossible for companies to build the kind of coal-fired plants that …