States Testing Obama's Carbon Limits

June 8, 2014 11:55 AM

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Will President Obama succeed at controlling carbon dioxide emissions or will his opponents succeed in controlling his proposals? An immediate test is coming from Kansas, where regulators have given permission to build a state-of-the-art coal-fired unit.

This is a facility that been in the works years before the president had announced his intention to try to limit the level of heat-trapping emissions through executive order. Unlike older coal plants, the one to be developed by Sunflower Electric Power would strictly limit sulfur dioxide and nitroge...

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