Draft SAB Advice Seeks ‘Substantial’ Strengthening Of Utility GHG Rule

February 21, 2024
EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) is floating a draft recommendation that the agency should “substantially increase” the stringency of its pending power plant greenhouse gas standards, arguing the proposed standards do not align with U.S. climate change targets set under the Paris Agreement. “The SAB is concerned about the continuation of allowable GHG emissions under this rule,” says a draft letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan dated Feb. 1 but only recently posted to the board’s website. The full SAB...

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