EPA: Wisconsin must cut carbon emissions 34 percent by 2030

From: Green Bay Gazette

Impact unknown until details worked out

Written by Richard Ryman, Press-Gazette Media

The federal government is proposing that Wisconsin cut its carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by one-third by 2030.


Utilities have worked to make their coal-fired plants more efficient, Manthey said, but there is no viable carbon-capture technology.

“Even if it’s captured, what are you going to do with it?” he said. “Geological formations in Wisconsin are not conducive to storing carbon.”

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