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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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5 Ways Obama’s Successor Could Undermine His New Climate Rules

Energy / News August 3, 2015

The new regulations depend on the next president to enforce them.

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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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