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Attorney Warns ACE Rule Could Lead To 'Severely Potent' GHG Limits

September 12, 2018
EPA's proposal to exclude emissions trading as a means of complying with its Clean Power Plan replacement could ultimately backfire on the power sector, opening the door to a future White House imposing strict greenhouse gas controls, according to a prominent industry attorney. These hypothetical scenarios come despite the conventional wisdom among legal experts that EPA's “Affordable Clean Energy” rule is designed to prevent future strict GHG standards by arguing that the agency can only impose limits based on actions...

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