June 2nd, 2014
08:25 AM ET
9 years ago

Obama's big environmental move: Demanding power plants cut carbon

(CNN) - President Barack Obama is using his executive authority to take his strongest action yet against climate change - proposing new EPA regulations.

The chief of the Environmental Protection Agency will announce a proposal Monday that would require power plants to cut their carbon emissions by 30% by 2030, a source briefed on the matter told CNN.


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