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EPA’s Clean Power Plan Rules Finalized; Indiana & Others Seek Emergency Stay to Block Implementation - Environmental Law News

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Environmental Law News

Posted on: Aug 14, 2015

By Seth Thomas, Ice Miller LLP

On August 3, 2015, the EPA released its final rule to regulate Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants. This final rule is commonly referred to as the Clean Power Plan (CPP). EPA anticipates that the rule will achieve a 32 percent reduction in U.S. power plant CO2 emissions from historic levels by 2030. Currently, 15 states, including Indiana, have filed suit, asking for an emergency stay to stop the implementation of the CPP. For more details read a full update here

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