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Ewire: Coal capacity closures fall but emissions cuts increase

August 16, 2019
A new analysis of EPA and other government data shows that while the capacity of coal-fired power plants slated for closure is falling, the resulting greenhouse gas and other emissions cuts are expected to grow, underscoring Trump administration assessments that most GHG reductions will come from market-driven, business-as-usual scenarios. That’s according to a new report from E&E News , which says the reason for the growing emissions reductions is due to the fact that higher-emitting larger-capacity plants are now...


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