Coal-Powered Plants in the 100 Largest Metropolitan Areas, By Total Capacity, 2014

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Metro energy production a big part of the Clean Power Plan

September 2, 2015, Joseph Kane, Adie Tomer and Robert Puentes

In the face of congressional gridlock, the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan represents major environmental action, aiming to simultaneously address the country’s air pollution concerns, public health needs, and climate future. Building off several previous initiatives, the plan looks to cut power plant emissions by 32 percent under 2005 levels in the next 15 years, an undertaking not without its detractors.

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