EPA proposal due soon might reshape US power generation

About all anyone outside the US Environmental Protection Agency knows about proposed rules due soon that might restructure power generation in America is that they’ll arrive on time. Or nearly so. A year ago, President Barack Obama directed EPA to propose limits on emissions of carbon dioxide from existing power-generating plants by June 1. Because that’s a Sunday, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says her agency will unveil the proposal on June 2. Other than timing, the proposal remains a mystery. McCarthy has said regulations for existing power plants will be more flexible than those proposed in January for new facilities. For the coal industry, that’s hardly consoling. The January propo...

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