Tag: 111(b)

Kentucky Responds to EPA’s Proposed 111(b) Rule for Power Plants

On March 27, 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed carbon pollution standards for new electric generating units at power plants. The goal of these standards is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from new, modified, and reconstructed power plants under Section 111(b) of the Clean Air Act. Needless to say, there were many interested […]

111(d) Comment Period is Closing Soon

On March 10th comments for EPA’s Clean Air Act Section 111(b) rule are due.  Section 111(b) pertains to new power plants.  EPA proposed the changes on September 20th, 2013.  However, due to the government shutdown and other reasons, the proposal was not published in the Federal Register until January 8th, 2014. According to Kentucky’s Department of […]