High court backs EPA greenhouse permit authority for big sources

June 2014
Energy Daily;6/24/2014, Issue 120, p1
The article discusses the regulation of greenhouse gas emission from power plant by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) authority as per agreement by Supreme Court. Topics discussed include the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program, permitting larger carbon-emitting sources to PSD such as power plants and large factories, and EPA's efforts to constrain emissions from existing power plant.


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