EPA Drops Existing Gas Plants From GHG Rule But Eyes Future Measure

February 29, 2024
EPA is announcing plans to scale back the scope of its pending power plant greenhouse gas standards by removing proposed controls on existing natural gas plants, though the agency is coupling the move with a pledge to tackle those facilities’ emissions as part of a broader multi-pollutant strategy addressing GHGs, criteria pollutants and air toxics. The move is the latest indication EPA is moving to offer assurances that its push to finalize the power plant GHG rule in the coming...

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