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Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants

On June 21, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) repealed the Clean Power Plan, effective September 6, 2019. It has been replaced by the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which requires states to develop plans to address greenhouse has emissions from existing coal-fired power plants. The rule, fact sheets, and other materials are available on EPA's website. Please contact Marnie.Stein@dnr.iowa.gov if you would like more information.

Iowa Clean Power Plan Stakeholder Participation

State of Iowa Comments on EPA's Proposed 111(d) Rulemakings
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB), and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) jointly submitted the following comments on the EPA's proposed rulemakings for existing power plants:


New Source Performance Standards for CO2 Reductions at Power Plants

On August 3, 2015 EPA finalized new source performance standards for new, modified, and reconstructed power plants.


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