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Web Date: March 27, 2012

Curbing Carbon Dioxide

Greenhouse Gases: EPA proposal would limit emissions from power plants built after 2012
Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: climate change, greenhouse gases, EPA, carbon dioxide, power plants

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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