Clean Power Plan

This page provides resources related to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.


Environmental Protection Agency

On August 3, 2015, the EPA proposed a federal plan for the Clean Power Plan that will also serve as a model rule for states developing their state plans.


E&E News

Clean Power Plan Hub
For a list of state-by-state reactions, including legal challenges, click here.


NARUC Resources


Constructing State Plans for the Clean Power Plan: The First Questions to Ask (February 2016)

For Constructing State Plans for the Clean Power Plan: the First Questions To Ask, the NARUC Research Lab worked since the summer of 2015 to gather some of the long-term timelines, resources, and technical materials that may be informative to states considering the development of their state compliance plans for the US EPA’s Clean Power Plan.  (To be read with awareness of the February 9, 2016 Supreme Court stay.)

Final Multistate Coordination Resources for Clean Power Plan Compliance (June 2015)





Leakage: The Poorly Understood Stepchild of the Clean Power Plan (November 8, 2015)

NERC’s Essential Reliability Task Force/ ERCOT’s new Ancillary Services Market: one interconnection’s response to the evolving grid. / Exactly what ‘reliability’ impacts are States supposed to consider when crafting CPP compliance plans? (November 8, 2015)

Webcast with EPA Discussing the Changes in the Clean Power Plan Final Rule (August 13, 2015)

RGGI Report Card & The Clean Power Plan (July 31, 2015)

Multi-State 111(d) Resource Package (May 8, 2015)

Options for State and Regional Compliance Tracking (Lars Kvale, APX Environmental Markets, November 2014)

Getting There Together: Multistate Compliance Options for Section (July 28, 2014)

111(D) Requirements for Existing Fossil-Fuel EGUs (Paul Bailey, American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, November 2014)


Press Releases