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Federal Actions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for implementing the federal Clean Air Act. EPA's approaches for addressing greenhouse gases is evolving; currently, EPA is implementing the Affordable Clean Energy Rule as a replacement for the Clean Power Plan.

  • Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule

Visit EPA's ACE website for more information.

  • Clean Power Plan

The Supreme Court has issued a stay of the emission guidelines. Data generated by the general public and a stakeholder's group to discuss Clean Power Plan options for Virginia has been archived, but this information is still available for inspection.

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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