Friday, July 25, 2014

EPA Proposes Rules to Reduce CO2

BY KENT SINGER, CREA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Reprinted from Colorado Country Life magazine

On June 2, 2014, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, formally announced the issuance of new rules that will significantly impact how electricity is generated in the United States. The objective of the EPA rules, known as the “Clean Power Plan,” is to reduce the carbon dioxide coming from existing U.S. power plants by 30 percent of 2005 levels by the year 2030. These rules follow another set of rules proposed last fall for new power plants..  Read More

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