EPA to propose cutting emissions from coal plants
The Washington Post Sunday, June 1, 2014 5:47:51 PM

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EPA to propose cutting emissions from coal plants


The Environmental Protection Agency will propose a regulation Monday that will cut carbon-dioxide emissions from existing coal plants by 30 percent by 2030, according to individuals who have been briefed on the plan.

The rule represents one of the most significant steps the federal government has ever taken to curb the nation’s greenhouse-gas emissions, which are linked to climate change. The proposal is sure to spark a major political and legal battle.

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