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EPA's 'New Source Complement' Could Help Address Leakage Under ESPS

September 08, 2015
EPA's greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for the existing power fleet gives states that choose mass-based approaches the option of also regulating new facilities in their compliance plans, providing what sources say could be the simplest way to address emission “leakage” to less-regulated new facilities, though EPA cannot require the approach due to the Clean Air Act's bar on double regulation. The approach, included alongside two other options to address leakage in the final existing source performance standards (ESPS), would add...


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