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New EPA Rule Could Cut Carbon Emissions in Georgia

Georgia Power

Climate activists say a new rule from the Environmental Protection Agency would cut coal and gas plant pollution in Georgia. Jennette Gayer is state director of Environment Georgia Research and Policy Center. She says those new limits on carbon pollution would cut global warming.

Gayer says the facilities considered the worst offenders, including plants in Georgia, have an outsized impact.

Supporters say the rule would benefit public health. There is a 60-day public comment period regarding the rule. To view the list of plants, visit

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