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Utility company makes room for carbon emission rules

Aug 12, 2015
In the end, PSEG could come out ahead.
Posted In: carbon emissions, pseg, climate change
Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station in Newburg, Maryland.

EPA's carbon rules are catching up with the market

Aug 3, 2015
The rules limiting carbon emissions will speed utilities' movement away from coal as a fuel.
Posted In: carbon emissions, Carbon, Obama, coal

President Obama to unveil plans addressing climate change

Aug 3, 2015
The aim is to cut greenhouse gas emissions by nearly a third within 15 years.
Posted In: clean air act, clean air, carbon emissions

Big coal gets its day in court against the EPA

Apr 16, 2015
A federal court in Washington hears a challenge to the EPA's Clean Power Plan.
Posted In: coal, Environmental Protection Agency, clean power plan, climate change, carbon emissions

Supreme Court to hear case on plant emission rules

Nov 26, 2014
It's the EPA vs. Industry in a battle of cost versus benefit.
Posted In: carbon emissions, coal plants, EPA
A building newly built in the architecture of imperial China stands near the cooling towers and smokestack chimneys of a coal-fired power plant on the outskirts of Beijing.

Why the U.S.-China climate deal isn't crazy ambitious

Nov 12, 2014
The U.S. commitments for reducing carbon emissions are mostly already in place.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, emissions cap

The cost of living up to the U.S.-China climate deal

Nov 12, 2014
The U.S. and China are drawing a line in the sand on greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted In: China, carbon emissions, pollution
Filling up a Fiat Multipla with natural gas.

What it's like to drive a car powered by natural gas

Nov 10, 2014
Marketplace’s Scott Tong conducted a test drive on a recent reporting trip to Michigan.
Posted In: natural gas, cars, carbon emissions
Lump of coal

EPA rules may zap Kentucky jobs, but not coal jobs

Aug 8, 2014
Kentucky's manufacturing industry is based on cheap electricity produced by coal.
Posted In: coal, carbon emissions
The control room at ERCOT, which runs the Texas grid

How Texas can live with lower carbon emissions

Aug 7, 2014
Using more natural gas is costly, but the state's producers will benefit.
Posted In: energy, carbon emissions, texas

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