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EJ Advocates Warn EPA Power Plant GHG Plan Will Harm Fenceline Areas

May 19, 2023
Environmental justice (EJ) advocates are skeptical of EPA’s new proposal to cut greenhouse gas emissions from baseload coal- and gas-fired power plants and say it will bring additional harm to EJ areas and not alleviate impacts, contradicting a top Biden administration priority. The advocates say EPA’s plan to exempt new “peaker” plants from any requirements, allow coal plants to install carbon capture & sequestration (CCS) technology and allow new gas plants to co-fire with hydrogen will all result in more...

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