EIA: U.S. Power Sector SO2, NOx Emissions Lowest Since 1990Power plant emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the U.S. declined to their lowest level since 1990, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in early March.
Bad Policy Built on Bogus StudyWind industry’s “inflated numbers” and “erroneous conclusions” misled Washington lawmakers to extend the production tax credit.
EPA Directs 36 States to Revise SIPs for Emissions During Plant Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction
A rule proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) directs 36 states to revise their Clean Air Act State Implementation Plans (SIPs) to eliminate exemptions for excess emissions of air pollutants at power plants during startup, shutdown, or when the plant malfunctions.
Four Major EPA Air and Water Rules Forthcoming Through May, Agency Schedule Shows
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates final regulations curbing greenhouse gas (GHG), mercury, and air toxics emissions from new sources could appear in the Federal Register by the end of April. Also forthcoming are final cooling water intake rules and proposed effluent guidelines. The coal ash rule, which has no target date for a final rule, may not be issued this year, the agency said.