Globalwarming.org: EPA Carbon ‘Pollution’ Rule to Require Carbon Capture and Storage for New Coal Power Plants
This week, the EPA is expected to issue its revised greenhouse gas (GHG) performance standards for new coal- and gas-fired power plants, also known as the Carbon ‘Pollution’ Rule. In addition, in 2014 the EPA is expected to adopt “guidelines” for controlling GHG emissions from existing power plants.
In short, based on available information, the revised rule is still a de-facto mandate to fuel-switch from coal to gas. The EPA is still aggressively waging regulatory warfare on coal electric generation and, thus, on affordable energy.> Read more
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