Percent Changes Needed to Acheive EPA's State-by-State Carbon Pollution Goals

June 3, 2014

The Georgetown Climate Center has compiled data from EPA's supporting documents to help states, reporters, and stakeholders better understand what the new carbon pollution limits in the power sector mean for each state.

While the proposed rule is projected to reduce carbon pollution 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 nationwide, each state will be expected to meet different targets. States are given individual carbon intensity goals to meet in 2030.

This quick reference guide compares current state carbon dioxide intensity levels with EPA's proposed state goals.  It also identifies the percentage change necessary to achieve state goals.

As has been widely reported, the EPA is providing states and regions significant flexibility to meet the targets in a way that makes the most sense for their communities.

To download click on the pdf link below:

GCC_EPACleanPowerPlanProposedRule_StateBudgets_Final.pdf