Clean Power Plan

Clean Power Plan Proposed Federal Plan – Regulatory Impact Analysis

This Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) discusses potential benefits, costs, and economic
impacts of for the “Proposed Federal Plan Requirements for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from
Electric Utility Generating Units Constructed on or Before January 8, 2014; Model Trading
Rules; Amendments to Framework Regulations” (herein also referred to as “proposed federal
plan and model trading rules”). In this action, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is
proposing a federal plan to implement the emission guidelines for existing fossil fuel-fired EGUs
under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The emission guidelines were proposed in June 2014 and
finalized on August 3, 2015 as the Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary
Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (also referred to as the Clean Power Plan or Emission
Guidelines). The EPA is taking comment on many of the elements of this proposal.

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