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ACE Power Plant GHG Rule Spurs Debate Over Potential Ozone Increases

September 13, 2018
Environmentalists and power plant industry sources are debating over the potential for EPA's proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) power plant greenhouse gas rule to cause increases in conventional ozone pollution, with states fearing it could hike ozone levels while utilities counter that the rule's impact on ozone might be “nothing.” The proposal would replace the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) GHG rule with a much narrower policy focused solely on controlling emissions within the boundaries of power plants. The...

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