Carbon dioxide emissions; regulation of existing power plants, withdrawal of federal guidelines. (SJ294)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


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Regulation of emissions from existing power plants; withdrawal of proposed federal guidelines. Urges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw its proposed emissions guidelines for the regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal-fired power plants under section 111(d) of the federal Clean Air Act and requests the Attorney General of Virginia to pursue legal actions to challenge the guidelines adopted if they infringe upon the Commonwealth's sovereign authority and cause economic harm to its citizens. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103227D
01/19/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/11/2015Left in Rules