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By Shane Lasley
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EPA, EA target coal-fired electricity

U.S., Canada move in sync on climate-change policies; agencies set CO2 limits below threshold for traditional coal power plants


Last updated 4/29/2012 at Noon

With the stroke of a pen the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has effectively banned the construction of any new coal-fired power plants in the United States for the foreseeable future, shifting the advantage to natural gas and other lower carbon dioxide emitting forms of electrical generation.

These pollution standards inked by the federal environmental agency for new power plants mark th...

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