Coming Clean on Coal

Handley, Meg
June 2013
U.S. News Digital Weekly;6/28/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 26, p6
The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama has unveiled his Climate Action Plan during a speech at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in June 2013, a move experts say was prompted by near certainty that Congress would never pass comprehensive legislation to address climate change. The president has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to propose limits on carbon dioxide emissions from coal- and gas-fired power plants.


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