Posts Tagged ‘ Clean Power Plan ’

Connecticut Still Waiting for Action on Federal Clean Air Plans

Jul 11th, 2014 | By

Connecticut has to wait for more federal action on cross-border pollution, according to a top environmental official who visited Hartford. Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, is working on the agency’s “Clean Power Plan.” That’s a proposal to cut pollution from existing power plants. It’s long, at 645 pages, and adopts

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America’s coal-producing states weigh their options

Jun 19th, 2014 | By
A coal train rolls through a town in West Virginia, where more coal is produced than any other state except Wyoming.

Who will use the flexible policy tools offered in the Clean Power Plan to diversify their energy economies and unleash innovation to help their states grow? Who will show political courage?