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EPA Eyes June to Roll Out Revisions to Power Plant Climate Rules

May 9, 2018, 5:48 PM

The EPA has big plans for June: It intends to release its replacement of the Obama administration’s greenhouse gas limits for existing power plants, as well as its companion standards for new plants.

The Environmental Protection Agency is projecting a June release for a long-awaited proposal that would replace the Clean Power Plan, the Obama-era regulation that required greenhouse gas reductions from existing power plants.

The agency also anticipates it will release plans next month to revise a companion rule setting greenhouse gas limits for new and modified power plants—a rule that serves as the legal underpinning of the Clean ...