First Study Of ACE Emission Impacts Finds 18 States Could See More GHGs

January 15, 2019
Clarification Appended A new peer-reviewed study of the greenhouse gas and other emission effects of EPA's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) proposal finds the policy would have the perverse outcome of boosting GHGs in 18 states and the District of Columbia by causing almost one-third of existing coal plants to run more often. The Jan. 15 paper is the first to quantify projected GHG and conventional pollution effects from ACE, and it is raising legal questions about the...

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