Final Clean Power Plan regulating carbon emissions from existing utilities released on August 3, 2015.
EPA calculated new emissions rates for each state – some adjusted up or down significantly compared to the proposed rule.
Overall emissions reduction tightened, seeking 32% reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.
EPA adjusted the timing, allowing states until 2018 to submit a final plan and pushing the start of the initial compliance period to 2022.
Final Clean Power Plan allows for emissions trading.
Reliability assurance mechanisms, including a Reliability Safety ... more