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US Supreme Court backs EPA carbon emission regulation for power plants

June 25, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the rule introduced by the Environmental Protection Agency that requires new and rebuilt power plants and factories to limit their carbon dioxide emissions using the "best available technology" under the federal Clean Air Act.
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EPA proposes draft rules to cut carbon emissions from power plants

June 4, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced draft rules that are predicted to reduce heat-trapping pollution from power plants by 30 percent from the levels recorded in 2005 by 2030.
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States call for more effective EPA carbon emission regulation

December 19, 2013
Representatives of 15 states have signed a petition submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), asking for assurance that the progress they have made in cutting down carbon emissions will be acknowledged in the future EPA regulation on the matter.
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US carbon emissions down 10% since 2010

October 28, 2013
The U.S. EPA has released data showing that the amount of greenhouse gas pollution from big facilities in the United States fell by 10 percent over the past two years.
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Natural gas not as beneficial for carbon emissions cuts as previously thought

October 23, 2013
A new report by a panel of experts and modeling teams claims that shale gas will have little effect on carbon-dioxide emissions and will do little to help tackle global warming.
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Coal exports to China could cut carbon emissions, economists say

January 28, 2013
Two Stanford University economists claim that exporting coal to China will not be detrimental to the environment and actually will lead to a decline in the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.
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