EPA Unveils New Carbon Curb

Investor's Business Daily
June 2014
Investors Business Daily;6/9/2014, pB02
8 Existing U.S. power plants will be required to cut carbon emissions by 30% by 2030 from '05 levels under a proposed EPA rule. It's part of President Obama's climate change efforts after Congress declined. Opponents argue the proposal would shut American power plants and eliminate hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs.


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