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Regulation: EPA sends draft new power plant climate rule to OMB

September 11, 2018
EPA has sent a draft proposed greenhouse gas rule for new power plants to the White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) for interagency review, with the measure intended to replace the Obama-era version that included a de facto requirement for new coal plants to install partial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). The new version is widely expected to drop the CCS-based standards and to instead set coal plant GHG limits based on the use of conventional, ultra...

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