Monday, June 2, 2014

How the media is reporting new EPA carbon rule

In what the Associated Press calls a "sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming," the Obama Administration today unveiled a plan aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030.  It also delays the deadline for some states to begin complying.

Here's some early coverage of the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Sets Draft Rule to Cut Carbon Emissions by 30% by 2030 - Wall Street Journal
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday released a draft rule to regulate carbon emissions from hundreds of fossil-fired power plants

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Everything you need to know about the EPA's proposed rule - Washington Post
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed a rule designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal plants by as much as 30 percent.

Obama unveils historic rules to reduce coal pollution by 30% - The Guardian

The Obama administration unveiled historic environment rules cutting carbon pollution from power plants by 30% on Monday, spurring prospects for a global deal to end ...

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Wonkbook: Why Obama's new climate rule matters - Washington Post (blog)
"The new pollution rule...will be a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's environmental legacy and arguably the most significant U.S. environmental regulation ...


Obama administration targets coal with controversial emissions
Fox The Obama administration took aim at the coal industry on Monday by mandating a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions at fossil fuel-burning power plants by 2030 -- despite claims the regulation will cost nearly ...

Big Power-Plant Pollution Cuts Are Ordered - ABC News

Obama seeks 30 percent cuts in power plants' carbon pollution - Politico

Obama's big move on climate change to receive muted support abroad -The Voice of Russia

Obama taking a cue from Maryland on climate - Baltimore Sun

Reaction to Obama Administration Carbon Emissions Proposal...The Caucus blog/NY Times

Barack Obama's emissions plan comes under new line of attack ...

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