New US coal plan will have minimal effect on industry

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The Affordable Clean Energy (Ace) rule, proposed by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on August 21, 2018, will give states responsibility for regulating power plant emissions. If enacted, each state will have three years to develop an individual plan designed for the coal-fired power plants within its own region, which the EPA will review and approve. The rule would establish an overarching framework for states’ emissions reductions, as well as developing a list of “candidate

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