August 4, 2015 Leave a comment
Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement, the final Clean Power Plan is fair, flexible and designed to strengthen the fast-growing trend toward cleaner and lower-polluting American energy. With strong but achievable standards for power plants, and customized goals for states to cut the carbon pollution that is driving climate change, the Clean Power Plan provides national consistency, accountability and a level playing field while reflecting each state’s energy mix. It also shows the world that the United States is committed to leading global efforts to address climate change.
“We’re the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last generation that can do something about it,” (President Obama)
If 1560 pages of regulations prove too much for you to peruse, check out the 9 page Factsheet for more detailed information about the climate change plan and check out the video below.