Environmentalists Urge EPA To Scrap Weaker New Coal Plant GHG Plan

March 20, 2019
A large coalition of environmental groups is urging EPA to abandon its proposal to revise new source performance standards (NSPS) limiting greenhouse gases from new coal plants, saying the plan is unlawful because its GHG limit is weaker than what existing coal plants can already achieve, among other reasons. They also are strongly urging the agency to reconsider issuing a standard based on partial carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), saying the technology has advanced far beyond where it was when...

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