TITLE

US government introduces its Clean Power Plan under new EPA Rules

PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
Modern Power Systems;Aug2015, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a suite of rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the emission of carbon dioxide from modified and existing fossil fuel-fired electric generating units under Section 111 of the Clear Air Act. It discusses the publication of the Clean Power Plan announced by U.S. President Barack Obama, and a technical alert published by analyst Van Ness Feldmann that summarizes the rules by EPA.
ACCESSION #
109889501

 

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