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Clean Power Plan/Affordable Clean Energy Rule: Timeline of Key Events

Energy / Page December 18, 2017

A timeline chronicling key regulatory and legal events from the initial proposal of the Clean Power Plan to the Trump administration’s efforts to repeal the regulation.

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The Clean Power Plan: What Happens Next?

Blair Beasley / Blog October 10, 2017

The Clean Power Plan would have regulated carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants for the first time.

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Paper Highlights State Strategies for Meeting New Federal Carbon Regulations

Energy / Press Release April 14, 2015

A newly-published paper aims to help states sort through the options to meet the proposed requirements under upcoming carbon regulations for existing power plants.

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Choosing a Policy Pathway for State 111(d) Plans to Meet State Objectives

Jennifer Macedonia / Research April 14, 2015

In mid-summer 2015, EPA is expected to issue its final Clean Power Plan regulations, which aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants.

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Expert Forum on EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Jennifer Macedonia / Blog October 21, 2014

Earlier this fall, Resources for the Future invited a slew of experts to comment on questions related to the administration’s Clean Power Plan, including who (and how) should translate the states’ assigned rate-based goals into mass-based goals? Jennifer Macedonia, senior…

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Compliance Pathways Under the Proposed Clean Power Plan

Jennifer Macedonia, Blair Beasley, Stuart Iler / Blog September 22, 2014

The proposed regulations by the EPA aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

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Unpacking the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan

Jennifer Macedonia / Blog August 5, 2014

In its June 2014 proposal, EPA defines the “best system of emission reduction” based on four building blocks and calculates state-specific goals from carbon dioxide reduction measures under the four building blocks.

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Five Things to Look for in the Upcoming GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants

Energy / Blog May 27, 2014

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.

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Power Sector Transition: GHG Policy and Other Key Drivers

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.

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What We’re Reading in BPC’s Energy Project, May 16

Energy / Blog May 19, 2014

The New American System
By Jim Manzi, National Affairs

“There is much talk in Washington now about the need for a new era of American innovation to help us break out of an economic rut. But there is far less understanding of the ways in which these cycles of innovation and stagnation have worked, and so of what might be required to revive our economic prospects. By seeing how we’ve managed, time and again, to remake America into an engine of innovation and prosperity, we can better understand the nature of the challenge we now face, the character of the opportunities we may have for addressing it, and the kinds of responses that are most likely to work.”

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