Summary of the EPA's Notice of Data Availability for the Clean Power Plan

November 6, 2014

This document provides a summary of EPA’s Notice of Data Availability issued October 28, 2014, which supplements EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan regulation to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants.

Click here to download the summary.

In the Notice of Data Availability, EPA provides additional information and solicits comment about input provided to EPA by stakeholders in three topic areas:

  • the compliance trajectories for state emission-reduction goals from 2020 to 2029;
  • aspects of the building block methodologies used to establish state goals relating to natural gas generation and renewable energy;
  • and issues relating to the base year used in the state goal formula and the methodology for calculating state goals.

Comments on the Notice of Data Availability, as well as the proposed rule, are due December 1, 2014.

For the Georgetown Climate Center’s detailed summary of EPA’s Clean Power Plan proposal, click here.


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