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2013 Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants
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.
September 2013 - Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards
EPA proposed Carbon Pollution Standards to cut carbon emissions from new power plants
- Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants - Sept. 20, 2013
- Notice of Data Availability
- Withdrawal of 2012 Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants
- Regulatory Impact Analysis: Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants
- Technical Support Document: Effect of EPAct05 on Best System of Emission Reduction for New Power Plants
- Fact Sheets
- Press release
EPA announced it will finalize the proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for new power plants by mid-summer 2015.