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The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a new Clean Power Plan in June, as part of a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
This week, the EPA has held public hearings in Atlanta, Denver, Washington D.C. and Pittsburgh to allow discussion about the proposed rules, which will gives states until 2016 to come up with plans to meet the federal targets for greenhouse gas reductions.
NPR’s Jeff Brady joins Here & Now’s Robin Young from Pittsburgh, where the final meetings are being held today and tomorrow.
This segment aired on July 31, 2014.