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New Power Plant Carbon Emissions Rule Also Coming Soon

Aug. 21, 2018, 3:45 PM

The Trump administration will be issuing another rule that regulates greenhouse gas emissions in the energy sector later this year, a top EPA air official said at an Aug. 21conference in Baltimore.

Though the topic of the day was the administration’s release of a proposal on emissions from existing power plants, Mandy Gunasekara, a senior adviser at the agency on air issues, said the Environmental Protection Agency will come out with a second measure later this year aimed at new power plants.

The administration’s rule for new plants will be focused on “adequately demonstrated technologies,” and it will...

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