EPA Rule Set To Cap Growth Of Power Plant Emissions

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 4:26 PM EST) -- On Jan. 8, 2014, the proposed Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New Stationary rule to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants was published in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.[1] The proposed rule would require new natural gas-fired power plants to be modern combined cycle facilities. New coal-fired power plants would be required to implement carbon capture and storage (“CCS”) technology, which captures carbon emissions for storage in underground reservoirs or for sale to enhance oil recovery from...
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