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Utilities, trade groups, politicians react to final form of Clean Power Plan

The emissions cuts are estimated to cost $8.4 billion annually by 2030 

Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

Power plants will have to attain an even lower level of carbon dioxide pollution to be in compliance

Final EPA Clean Power Plan seeks 32 percent CO2 cut by 2030

Compliance averaging period begins in 2022 instead of 2020

Final EPA plan requires deeper power plant emissions cuts over more time

Opponents plan to sue immediately, and to ask the courts to block the rule temporarily

White House fact sheet on finalized Clean Power Plan

The final Clean Power Plan sets standards to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent  

New York to give low-cost electricity to Amazon, Bausch & Lomb

The companies announced Thursday have promised to retain more than 1,600 jobs and create more than 730 new ones 

Wind power research now focuses on cheaper, lighter

Lightweight materials are seeing greater adoption in wind turbine manufacturing as evidenced by patent trends 

Duke Energy Progress buys NCEMPA power plants

NCEMPA's ownership interest in these plants represented about 700 MW of generating capacity

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