1. Times-Picayune “What Environmental Groups Are Saying About EPA's Proposed Carbon Pollution Limits For Power Plants”
June 2, 2014
By Mark Schleifstein
National and state environmental groups Monday largely welcomed the EPA's proposed guidelines requiring 30 percent cuts in carbon emissions below 2005 levels by power plants nationwide by the year 2030, in an effort to reduce greenhouse gases linked to global warming.
The proposal, however, drew quick opposition from Louisiana's congressional delegation. (Read a story on the political reaction.)