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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 19, 2013

EPA Wants To Limit Greenhouse Gases From New Coal Power Plants

By Elizabeth Shogren

Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility near DeKalb, Miss., seen under construction on Nov. 13, 2012. Carbon dioxide will be captured from this plant and used to stimulate production of oil from existing wells.

The Environmental Protection Agency's second stab at a proposal to set the first-ever limits on greenhouse gas emissions from new power plants would make it impossible for companies to build the kind of coal-fired plants that have been the country's biggest source of electricity for decades.

Categories: Energy, Environment, Government









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