Web Date: March 27, 2012
Curbing Carbon Dioxide
U.S. power plants built after this year would have to limit their emissions of carbon dioxide, under a proposed regulation unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency today.
EPA made the move after determining in 2009 that greenhouse gas emissions—notably CO2—threaten health and welfare by contributing to human-induced climate change.
Under the proposal, newly built power plants would be required to emit no more than 1,000 lb of . . .
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