One month ago, the US Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to regulate carbon emissions from existing and new power plants under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act. This rule has the potential to reduce US emissions significantly if enacted. But what would this rule do to the country’s energy mix? How would states adapt? Kevin Rennert, a fellow at Resources for the Future (RFF) and the director of its Federal Climate Policy Initiative, explains in the latest installment of In Focus.
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