Connecticut officials hail carbon regulations as ‘overdue’

Jun 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Climate Change

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee on Monday all welcomed the Environmental Protection Agency’s draft rule regulating carbon pollution from existing power plants.

Malloy said the action is overdue.

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As part of its requirements under the 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act, a new report shows that Connecticut is on schedule to meet its mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions below what they were in 1990.

The report concluded that since 2005 Connecticut has reduced carbon emissions from power plants about 40 percent, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday.

For more on this story, visit: CT News Junkie | Malloy Touts State’s Progress Toward Reducing Greenhouse Gas.

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