Weekly Highlights August 13, 2015

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The big news while you may have been away on vacation or sunning at the beach:  President Barack Obama has unveiled the final version of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) rules. The new regulations will  provide the framework for individual U.S. states to meet emissions-reduction goals in their electricity service area.

The new rules are described as the "Clean Power Plan," designed to reduce "carbon pollution" from electric-generation power plants.  States will be able to customize their plans to reach carbon reduction goals. There's a slew of resources for you at the U.S. EPA web site:

Below are the headlines from Reuters news as the announcement was coming:

Obama's climate plan seeks to slash emissions from power plants
(Monday - August 03, 2015)
Source: Reuters - The White House said it will launch the first ever rule on Monday to cut carbon emissions from power plants, a plan that opponents in the coal industry and their political allies will fight in the courts. In a fact sheet issued...

This is just a sample of some of the articles from this weeks SustainabilityHQ Highlights.  You can view the full Highlights by using the following links. Sustainability | ESG, Highlights for the Week of August 13, 2015


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