Client Alert

| March 29, 2012

EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Emission Standards for Power Plants Would Effectively Prohibit New Conventional Coal-Fired Power Plants

After more than four months of White House Office of Management and Budget review and well over a year of speculation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on March 27, 2012 released its highly anticipated proposal to establish new source performance standards (NSPS) under the federal Clean Air Act for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants.

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