Power plants are responsible for 40 percent of the U.S. carbon pollution, a heat-trapping gas that contributes to global warming. The EPA has proposed national standards to limit these dangerous emissions for the first time.
Voicing your support will help ensure that these common sense standards are enacted. Send your comment to the EPA today!
For more information about the proposed rule:
- “Unlocking EPA’s Carbon Pollution Proposal,” National Resources Defense Council, blog post by Dave Hawkins, June 5, 2014
- Letter to the Editor from more than 60 clergy from Kansas, in support of strong carbon limits, Wichita Eagle, June 5, 2014
- EPA Fact Sheet: Clean Power Plan, May 2014
- “Will CO2 Reduction Rules Lead to More Jobs, Energy Efficiency in Michigan?” Crain’s Business Detroit, May 30, 2014