Environmentalists, Utilities Skirmish Over EPA’s Gas Plant GHG Rule

June 21, 2022
Environmental groups and the utility sector are engaging in early skirmishes over EPA’s forthcoming update to greenhouse gas standards for new natural gas-fired power plants, including the key question of whether such standards or separate permitting requirements could be premised on carbon capture and storage (CCS). CCS, as well as co-firing with hydrogen or ammonia, “are available and cost-reasonable in the near term to reduce emissions, and EPA must utilize its authority to provide regulatory certainty and press these technologies...


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