05/23/2023 - Appearances - EELP News - Power Sector Rules

Unplugging Emissions: Exploring New EPA Rules on Climate and Health (VIDEO)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a number of closely watched proposed or final rules, including a final Good Neighbor Plan for 2015 Ozone NAAQS; a new proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) residual risk and technology review; and a proposed rule for regulating carbon emissions from existing and new power plants under Section 111 of the Clean Air Act—a replacement for the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan and the Trump Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy rule. These regulations have important implications for the US power sector — and for human health.

On May 19, Resources for the Future and EELP hosted a webinar reviewing the latest EPA rules and exploring the potential impacts on air quality, human health, and US decarbonization goals.

Chris Hoagland, Maryland Department of the Environment
Carrie Jenks, Harvard Law School
Elsie Sunderland, Harvard University
Karen Palmer, Resources for the Future (Moderator)