On June 2, 2014, EPA proposed a commonsense plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants. States, cities and businesses across the country are already taking action to address the risks of climate change. EPA's proposal builds on those actions and is flexible - reflecting that different states have a different mix of sources and opportunities, and reflecting the important role of states as full partners with the federal government in cutting pollution. This proposal will maintain an affordable, reliable energy system, while cutting pollution and protecting our health and environment now and for future generations.
- Clean Power Plan Toolbox for States
Resources to help develop state plans
- Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule - June 2, 2014
- Press release
- Clean Power Plan Fact Sheets:
- Overview of the Clean Power Plan
- Why We Need a Cleaner More Efficient Power Sector
- Flexible Approach to Cutting Carbon Pollution
- National Framework for States: Setting State Goals to Cut Carbon Pollution
- The Role of States: States Decide How They Will Cut Carbon Pollution
- By the Numbers: Cutting Carbon Pollution From Power Plants
- EPA Connect Blog:
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