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August 05, 2015 06:10 ET

Obama Unveils Final Clean Power Plan, but Will It Survive Court Challenge? -- an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 5, 2015) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As expected, the Obama administration's release of the finalized Clean Power Plan (CPP) on August 3 was met with sharp criticism by Republican lawmakers and coal interests, but enthusiastic support from environmental activists and clean-air advocates. The plan, the first time the federal government has regulated emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants, has been under development for at least two years. An earlier draft rule drew more than 4.3 million comments.

Within this article: Reactions, both political and industrial, to President Barack Obama's new Clean Power Plan.

Additional companies: Arch Coal Incorporated (NYSE:ACI), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANRZ), Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU), Cloud Peak Energy Incorporated (NYSE:CLD), Westmoreland Resource Partners (NYSE:WMLP)

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