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  1. Nuclear Energy Institute says carbon-free world must include nuclear energy

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    said in comments filed today with the agency. The EPA has proposed new regulations under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants. Nuclear energy produces about two-thirds of all carbon-free

  2. EPA proposes smog standards under Clean Air Act

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    Wed, 26 Nov 2014

    or ozone, standards under the Clean Air Act after recent scientific evidence ..... The EPA is required, under the Clean Air Act , to review standards every five ..... Fulfilling the promise of the Clean Air Act has always been EPA’s responsibility

  1. EEI says EPA plan doesn’t allow utilities enough time

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    states to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing electric generation units under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act . “The electric power industry is committed to providing reliable, affordable and increasingly clean electricity to

  2. APPA says proposed EPA rules would do too much too fast

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    Protection Agency on its proposed rule to regulate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act . APPA agrees that the electricity sector needs to reduce CO2 emissions, but cautions against the dangers of the proposed

  3. AFPM files notice of intent to sue EPA over 2015 RFS

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    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    Agency for failing to issue the 2015 Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on time. The notice is required under the federal Clean Air Act as the first step in initiating formal litigation over EPA’s failure to promulgate renewable fuel volumes under

  4. Judge rules coal-fired power plant did not violate Clean Air Act

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    Thu, 27 Feb 2014

    Luminant won a court battle against over alleged Clean Air Act violations at the Big Brown coal-fired power plant in Texas. A judge with the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

  5. Oklahoma AG responds to victory challenging EPA’s authority, Clean Air Act

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    Mon, 23 Jun 2014

    EPA) legal authority under the Clean Air Act . The case, Texas et al v. EPA ..... overstepped its authority under the Clean Air Act as part of the administration ..... preserved state authority under the Clean Air Act .” States challenged the EPA

  6. EPA lays out scrubber-intensive haze plan for Texas coal plants

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    Wed, 26 Nov 2014

    haze plan intended to meet federal Clean Air Act requirements for improving visibility ..... of Texas' plan as meeting the Clean Air Act requirement that shows certain ..... Texas' plan did not meet federal Clean Air Act requirements, EPA has proposed

  7. EPA asks DC Circuit to reject challenge to boiler rule

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    Tue, 18 Nov 2014

    360. The EPA responded on Monday, in a brief, saying that requiring an energy assessment is consistent with the Clean Air Act . The EPA went on to say that the assessment could result in lower fuel usage, due to more efficient combustion. The

  8. Q&A: Christopher Knittel on the EPA's power emissions plan

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    Fri, 14 Nov 2014

    even though it is economically inefficient. Why the EPA chose to define things at the state level is more clear: The Clean Air Act ... is written in such a way to leave it up to the states. But if everyone’s doing their own rate- or mass-based