The proposed regulations by the EPA aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.
On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose a new regulation aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from existing power plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. In preparation, we compiled questions you ought to be looking for.
BPC conducted an analysis exploring the impact of GHG regulation of the power sector, comparing the impacts of a GHG policy under a range of assumptions.
Greenhouse Gas Regulation of Existing Power Plants Under the Clean Air Act: Key Themes Emerging from BPC’s Workshop Series
BPC and NARUC hosted a series of public workshops to explore the challenges and opportunities of regulating greenhouse gases from existing power plants.
In an April 29 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and overturned the lower court’s decision on the power sector air quality rule known as the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) — which implements the “good neighbor provisions” of the Clean Air Act and deals with pollution that blows across state lines and causes downwind states to exceed air quality standards.
Innovation: The Government Was Crucial After All
By Jeff Madrick, New York Review of Books
“Both government research and entrepreneurial capital are necessary conditions for the advance of commercial innovation. Neither is sufficient. But the consensus among many economists and politicians doesn’t seem to acknowledge an equal role for government.”
Highlights from the panel discussion with BPC President Jason Grumet, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and NARUC President Colette Honorable.
On December 6, 2013, the Bipartisan Policy Center, together with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) hosted a workshop on greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation of existing power plants under the Clean Air Act. In addition to discussing policy…
State, industry and advocacy leaders gathered on December 6 to discuss what they do and don’t want included in forthcoming regulations on CO2 emissions from existing power plants. They also discussed how analytical tools are guiding their thinking. The workshop…