EPA Expected To Call For Lower Emission Standards

(Washington, DC) -- The Environmental Protection Agency will be calling for a drastic cut in carbon dioxide emissions over the next two decades. "The Wall Street Journal" is reporting the EPA will draft a rule tomorrow calling on power plants to drop their CO2 levels by 30-percent by 2030. States will have until 2016 to form plans to meet the new standards. The effects of the policy will be hardest felt at more than six-hundred coal plants nationwide.