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Greenhouse Gas Standards and Guidelines for Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Plants Webinar

Jun 7, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

EPA is proposing Clean Air Act emission limits and guidelines for carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuel-fired power plants based on cost-effective and available control technologies.  The proposals would set limits for new gas-fired combustion turbines, existing coal, oil and gas-fired steam generating units, and certain existing gas-fired combustion turbines. Consistent with EPA’s traditional approach to establishing pollution standards for power plants under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, the proposed standards are based on technologies such as carbon capture and sequestration/storage (CCS), low-GHG hydrogen co-firing, and natural gas co-firing, which can be applied directly to power plants that use fossil fuels to generate electricity. As laid out in section 111 of the Clean Air Act, the proposed new source performance standards (NSPS) and emission guidelines reflect the application of the best system of emission reduction (BSER) that, taking into account costs, energy requirements, and other statutory factors, is adequately demonstrated for the purpose of improving the emissions performance of the covered electric generating units.

EPA will host two webinars offering:  an overview of the proposed rules, information on how to effectively engage in the regulatory process, and an opportunity to participate in a Q&A session.  

  • June 6, 2023 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time
  • June 7, 2023 at 5:30 PM Eastern Time: 

Target audience:  Tribal Environmental Professionals, Communities and Organizations with Environmental Justice Concerns  

Register here to attend the June 7th webinar.

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