Assuming the Environmental Protection Agency’s estimate of the industry’s methane leakage rate — 2.4 percent — is accurate, choosing to build a new gas power plant instead of a new coal plant produces immediate greenhouse emissions benefits, and that would be the case even if the leakage rate were nearly...
By Tom Kenworthy When it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, power plants are the 800-pound gorilla in the room. But a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows that oil and natural gas are a pretty sizable monkey on ... Read Post
Greenhouse gas emissions from power plants declined from 2011 to 2012, EPA says Lenny Bernstein, October 23, 2013 (Washington Post) "Greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and other industrial facilities declined by 4.5 percent ... Read Post
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making the coal industry nervous with a proposed rule that would impose new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from newly constructed power plants. Will this force the coal indu... Read Post