On Sept. 20, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a new proposal for carbon pollution from new power plants. After considering more than 2.5 million comments from the public about the 2012 proposal and consideration of recent trends in the power sector, EPA is changing some aspects of its approach. EPA is proposing to set separate standards for natural gas-fired turbines and coal-fired units.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants - Sept. 20, 2013 (PDF)(463 pp, 1 MB)
- EPA Fact Sheet: Reducing Carbon Pollution from Power Plants - Sept. 20, 2013 (PDF)(4 pp, 106 K)
- EPA Technical Fact Sheet: Reducing Carbon Pollution from Power Plants - Sept. 20, 2013 (PDF)(6 pp, 119 K)
- Regulatory Impact Analysis: Proposed Standards of Performance for GHG Emissions for New EGUs - Sept. 20, 2013 (PDF)(138 pp, 2 MB)
- Withdrawal of 2012 Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants (PDF)(15 pp, 83 K)