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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released draft rules on September 20th, to limit carbon emissions from new coal power plants. The proposed rules are part of President Obama’s broader...
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Full Title: Coal-Fired Electric Generation Unit Retirement Analysis Author(s): INGAA Publisher(s): INGAA Publication Date: 5/2010 Length: 20 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): A number of impending environmental regulations have created uncertainties about the ability of certain coal‐fired power plants (utility...
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On December 21st, 2011 the EPA announced its newly proposed MACT Rules, placing stringent requirements on mercury and toxics emissions from power plants. The new rules were issued under the authority...
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Full Title:  EPA FACT SHEET: Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants Author(s): Environmental Protection Agency Publisher(s): Environmental Protection Agency Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 5 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): On March...
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Full Title: Federal Research Management for Carbon Mitigation for Existing Coal Plants Author(s): n/a Publisher(s):  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITei) Publication Date: 3/2009 Identifier(s): n/a Language: English Length: 29 pages, PDF Full Text: -->DOWNLOAD FILE<-- Description (excerpt): This profile...
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The existing fleet of coal-fired power plants is critical to the economic prosperity of the U.S. As the leading provider of U.S. electricity generation (at 39%), low cost coal keeps...
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On March 27, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, released proposed greenhouse gas standards for newly constructed power plants. The rules would require...
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Full Title: Increasing the Efficiency of Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants Author(s): Richard J. Campbell Publisher(s): Congressional Research Service Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  Coal has long been the major fossil fuel used to produce electricity. However,...
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In a study of U.S. carbon capture and storage (CCS) potential published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found "that...
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As Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, I’m continuing the fight against President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) overregulation of our nation’s power plants without any regard...
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