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As Listener and Saleswoman, E.P.A. Chief Takes to the Road for Climate Rules

Published: 
Wed, 03/26/2014 - 5:28pm
Category: 
Energy

Gina McCarthy was deep in enemy territory. Here on this wind-whipped prairie pocked with strip mines, Ms. McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, faced 20 coal miners, union workers and local politicians deeply suspicious of the new climate change regulations she had come to pitch.

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Obama Readying Emissions Limits on Power Plants

Published: 
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 8:29am
Category: 
Energy

President Obama is preparing regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, senior officials said Wednesday. 

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Obama Outlines Ambitious Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Published: 
Tue, 06/25/2013 - 9:23pm
Category: 
Energy

President Obama, declaring that “Americans across the country are already paying the price of inaction,” announced sweeping measures on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and prepare the nation for a future of rising temperatures.

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For New Generation of Power Plants, a New Emission Rule From the E.P.A.

Published: 
Wed, 03/28/2012 - 9:51am

Amy Sancetta/Associated Press

A coal-fired power plant in Ohio. New coal plants will face hurdles under the proposed rule.

By FELICITY BARRINGER