EPA Finding Might Bar Biden From Issuing GHG NSPS Except For Utilities

January 12, 2021
EPA is finalizing a rule that concludes all stationary sources of greenhouse gases except coal-fired power plants do not reach the threshold for GHG regulation under Clean Air Act (CAA) new source performance standards (NSPS), an action that critics say attempts to prevent the incoming Biden administration from regulating non-utility GHG sources. In the rule , slated for publication in the Jan. 13 Federal Register , EPA establishes a new “significant contribution finding” (SCF) set at 3 percent of total...

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