More than 24 nations, 17 state, provincial and city governments, and 28 corporations have joined the alliance.
Obama administration rule set limits for emissions of mercury, arsenic and other toxic air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants.
States to get broad authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
The changes are expected to save utilities roughly US$30 million annually.
The red spruce is making a comeback in Eastern US forests after being decimated by acid rain decades ago, thanks to stricter pollution restrictions.
Lafarge plans to burn about 20 tonnes of tires a day in place of fossil fuels such as coal.
Hundreds push back at hearing over EPA’s efforts to repeal restrictions on power plant emissions.
Pros cited are 260 avoided premature deaths” and 190,000 fewer days of breathing difficulty and reduced activity.
To include Finland, France, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand and several US states.
Environment Rankin called the project a good way of reducing coal use at the plant.
Canada has plenty of work to do before it reaches that target: Erin Flanagan, Pembina Institute.
OTTAWA — A US effort to stoke the fires of coal-powered electricity didn’t escape the attention of Canada’s environment minister as Catherine McKenna used her Twitter account to troll the carbon-based fuel just as American officials were extolling its virtues.…
Coal power is responsible for more than 40% of global carbon dioxide emissions.
US power sector wants bigger tax credits or other incentives to close the cost gap for using them.
State to implement its own plan to cut emissions without the $700 million cost of the EPA plan.