- Using the Clean Air Act to Sharply Reduce Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants: NRDC has proposed an effective, affordable and flexible approach to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants under the Clean Air Act that taps into the ingenuity of the states and the private sector. An updated analysis of NRDC's initial 2012 plan shows that America's power plants can achieve even greater reductions than previously thought, and at less cost. Read more »
Air pollution, both indoors and outdoors, poses health risks to millions of Americans every day, contributing to asthma, emphysema, heart disease, and other potentially lethal conditions. Managing air pollution causes, and defending successful safeguards like the Clean Air Act, is critical to the human, economic, and environmental health of our communities.
- Cutting Carbon Pollution Protects Our Health, Fights Climate Change and Moves Us Toward Clean Energy
- NRDC Explains: The New Federal Plan To Cut Carbon Pollution
- New Carbon Pollution Standards Can Save American Households $13 Billion on Electric Bills, Create 274,000 Jobs