Contact Us
Make My Homepage

New EPA Carbon Emission Regulations Released

EPA Announces New Limits On Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

The Obama administration issued its proposed regulations for some 600 existing coal-burning power plants.

The Environmental Protection Agency is calling for a 30 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 and an 83 percent reduction by 2050 in an effort to curb greenhouse gas and help stop climate change.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) released the following statement in response to the new rules:

“We need to make energy as clean as we can, as fast as we can, while also growing our economy. Instead of finding the right balance between these important goals, the President’s extreme plan will shut down coal plants across America and cause energy bills to skyrocket. The costs are real, the benefits are theoretical. Rather than making our environment cleaner, the President’s plan weakens our economy and puts America at a competitive disadvantage to China and Russia.These regulations will force many hardworking Americans to lose their jobs. After millions of Americans have already given up looking for work and are struggling to pay their bills, these costly regulations are the last thing we need.”

 

More News from KGAB

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kgab.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KGAB 650AM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!