Clean Power Plan

Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for Modified and Reconstructed Power Plants

On June 2, 2014, the EPA proposed standards to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from reconstructed and modified power plants. This action would only apply to a unit that meets certain, specific conditions described in the Clean Air Act and implementing regulations for being “reconstructed” or “modified”.

June 2014 - Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards

EPA proposed Carbon Pollution Standards to cut carbon emissions from modified and reconstructed power plants

January 2015 - Key Dates

EPA announced it will finalize the proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for modified and reconstructed power plants by mid-summer 2015.