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EPA's New Coal Plant Rollback Proposes Significant Increase In CO2 Rate

December 06, 2018
The Trump administration's imminent proposal to roll back the Obama administration's greenhouse gas rule for new coal-fired power plants will dramatically raise the allowable emissions rate of carbon dioxide by almost 60 percent for some units, a move that will end the current rule's implied mandate for partial carbon capture, according to an EPA statement obtained by InsideEPA/climate . Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler is slated to announce the proposal during an afternoon event Dec. 6 at EPA headquarters. The proposal...

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