Obama to unveil strongest climate plan in U.S. history

  1. Obama will unveil a set of environmental regulations to sharply cut greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s power plants and ultimately transform America’s electricity industry.
  2. These rules are tougher versions of regulations announced by Environmental Protection Agency  in 2012 and 2014.
  3. It could  lead to closing of many coal-fired power plants, freeze construction of new ones and create a boom in the renewable energy sources.
  4. These regulations require the nation’s power plants to cut the emissions by 32 % by 2030 from 2005 levels.
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