Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule
EPA announced proposed rules to reduce CO2 emissions from coal and gas power plants by requiring them to use carbon capture and co-firing of hydrogen.
The Supreme Court ruled that EPA lacks authority to compel generation shifting to reduce CO2 emissions, citing a lack of “clear congressional authorization.”
EPA Administrator Michael Regan is confident the electric power sector will continue cutting GHG emissions despite a challenge to the agency’s authority.
The battle over federal rules controlling power plant emissions is heating up again as EPA prepares to issue revised regulations by the end of the year.
The Supreme Court’s liberals defended EPA’s power to issue “beyond-the-fence-line” rules on power plants in a challenge by the coal industry and 20 states.
The Supreme Court agreed to consider challenges to EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.
The D.C. Circuit rejected the Trump administration’s ACE Rule for regulating GHG emissions, saying EPA misconstrued the law.
The EPA's relaxed emission rules for coal-fired generation is almost irrelevant to some of the country's largest public power companies.
The Trump administration finalized its repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule.
Policymakers and industry officials gathered for NARUC Winter Policy Summit, where they discussed coal and nuclear power, among other topics.
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