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  • New Coal Plants Must Capture Carbon Dioxide Output: EPA

    New coal-burning plants will be required to limit the carbon dioxide they release under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first regulations aimed at curbing climate change by power generators.

  • Obama Set to Issue First Carbon Limits on Power Plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled to unveil today its first limits on greenhouse-gas emissions from new power plants, a signature element of President Barack Obama’s plan to curb climate change.

  • Coal Industry Cries Foul Over Obama Emission Rules

    Representatives of coal-intensive utilities and coal-producing regions said that President Barack Obama would effectively outlaw construction of new power plants using the fuel with pending environmental rules.

  • Coal-Ash Disasters Spur Rules Showdown

    Holly Schean didn’t know what was on the other side of the hill near her parents’ home in Kingston, Tennessee. At 1 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2008, she found out. The earth split and toxic coal ash surged across a finger of the Emory River.

  • Coal-Ash Spill Scars Tennessee as Rules Fight Rages

    Holly Schean didn’t know what was on the other side of the hill near her parents’ home in Kingston, Tennessee. At 1 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2008, she found out. The earth split and toxic coal ash surged across a finger of the Emory River.

  • McCarthy Confirmation to Lead EPA Clears Way for Rules

    Gina McCarthy’s confirmation to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency puts the former Republican aide in charge of developing wide-ranging climate- change rules that business group oppose.

  • EPA Final Rule for Coal Plants Deemed ‘Unfortunate’ by Industry

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s rule to curb toxic emissions from coal-fired power plants drew criticism from an industry lobbyist and praise from an environmentalist even before it is released this week.

  • EPA Said to Give Power Companies Options to Delay Pollution Rule

    The Environmental Protection Agency would let power plants apply for more time to comply with new pollution standards under a rule sent to the White House for review, according to people familiar with the process.

  • EPA Chief Jackson to Leave U.S. Agency Early in 2013

    Lisa Jackson said she will step down as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after four years during which she led the first efforts to curb carbon- dioxide emissions to combat global-warming risks.

  • Obama Sets Limiting Carbon as Priority in Climate Plan

    President Barack Obama declared that limiting carbon emissions is in the national interest, setting a standard that will affect almost every sector of the economy, from power plants to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

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