Coal-fired Power Plant
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USA Clean Power Plan on Hold
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday [February 9, 2016] delivered a major blow to President Barack Obama by putting on hold federal regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, the centerpiece of his administration’s strategy to combat climate change.
~ U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean Power Plan by Lawrence Hurley & Valerie Volcovici, Scientific American, February 9, 2016
~ Learn more about the EPA Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants
~ Existing coal plants in the USA from SourceWatch