Tag: Power Plants


Proposed Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update: Impacts to Kentucky

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed tougher new limits on air emissions from coal-fired electrical generating units (EGUs) in nearly two dozen states that emit air pollution downwind to neighboring states along interstate border regions. On November 16, 2015, the EPA proposed an update to the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) for the 2008 ozone […]


EPA Announces New Federal Regulations for Disposal of Coal Ash from Coal-Fired Power Plants

On December 19, 2014, the EPA announced the first federal regulations governing the disposal of coal ash in impoundments and landfills. Coal ash is one of the largest types of industrial wastes generated in United States, with nearly 110 million tons produced in 2012.* Coal ash is produced from the burning of coal in coal-fired […]


EPA Issues a Revision of the CSAPR Rule

Today EPA announced an interim final rule with request for comment to Amend Dates in Federal Implementation Plans Addressing Interstate Transport of Ozone and Fine Particulate Matter.  This is otherwise known as the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), the “Transport Rule” or the “Good Neighbor Rule” requires states to develop plans to reducing power plant […]


EPA Issues a Revision of the CSAPR Rule

Today EPA announced an interim final rule with request for comment to Amend Dates in Federal Implementation Plans Addressing Interstate Transport of Ozone and Fine Particulate Matter.  This is otherwise known as the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), the “Transport Rule” or the “Good Neighbor Rule” requires states to develop plans to reducing power plant […]


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 […]