Senate panel votes to end U.S. export ban.Click here to read the brief
Looking to cement its climate change legacy, the Obama administration's final Clean Power Plan will require steeper emissions cuts from existing power plants, boost incentives for renewable energy development and extend the timeline for compliance.
The White House and Environmental Protection Agency detailed key changes to the rule Sunday, a day ahead of its formal release. While changes were made as a result of 4.3 million public comments submitted, giving states more time and options to comply, critics said they wouldn’t be enough to ensure secure energy supplies and affordable power rates.
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