Gina McCarthy

  • EPA releases new carbon emission standards

    On June 2, the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a draft proposal intended to aggressively tackle carbon emissions leading up to 2030. The draft rules hope to reduce power plant emissions by 30 percent from the levels recorded in 2005, and are among the most potent legislative action the United States...

  • EPA releases new carbon emissions limits

    New regulation requires that new large natural gas power plants would be limited to producing of 1,000 pounds of CO2 per megawatt-hour, while new coal power plants would need to limit CO2 production to 1100 pounds megawatt-hour.

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