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EPA Takes Historic Climate Action, but It’s Only a Down Payment


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EPA Takes Historic Climate Action, but It’s Only a Down Payment

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WASHINGTON - Today, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized rules to reduce carbon pollution from new and existing power plants, under the Clean Air Act. Electric power plants produce approximately 2.2 billion tons of carbon dioxide each year -- amounting to almost 40 percent of the United States’ total annual emissions.

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