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5 things about US plan to cut carbon from power plants

Published on Jun 3, 2014 9:30 AM
 
Steam rises from the stacks of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, Wyoming on March 14, 2014. The United States Environmental Protection Agency released a sweeping rule to cut carbon emissions from US power plants by 30 percent by 2030, the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's pledge to combat climate change. -- PHOTO: REUTERS  

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States Environmental Protection Agency released a sweeping rule to cut carbon emissions from US power plants by 30 percent by 2030, the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's pledge to combat climate change.

As part of its Clean Power Plan proposal, which is expected to be finalised over the next year or so, the EPA published the following details and data points.

More details can be found at http://www2.epa.gov/carbon-pollution-standards

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