The Obama administration announced its new regulations for reducing carbon emissions from fossil fuel burning power plants by 30% by 2030, or roughly equivalent to the emissions used to power more than half of the homes in the US for one year. The Clean Power Plan proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that emission reductions can occur through more energy efficient generation and usage of electricity in order to decrease dependency on coal and other dirty fuel sources.
States have until June 2016 to submit their plans for meeting these regulations. According to the EPA, possible options include:
- Increasing efficiency of power plants
- Limiting the power supply to the grid from coal-fired power plants
- Investing in more renewable sources of energy
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