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Northeast Cuts Power Plant Polluting Allowances

Officials in all six New England states and Delaware, Maryland and New York are putting in place new rules, adjusting the limit on emissions for 2014 to 91 million tons of carbon dioxide from 165 million tons. In addition, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative program calls for a 2.5 percent cut in emissions each year from 2015 to 2020.

07/18/2013

Supreme Court to Hear Connecticut Case on Power Plant Emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) _ In a new case about climate change, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from electric utilities that are trying to short-circuit an effort by states to force cuts in power plant […]

12/06/2010