Posts by Tim Vaughan

Tim Vaughan is a rising 2L at Notre Dame Law School and a summer 2014 intern with the Energy Center.

EPA’s Clean Power Plant Proposed Rule and Its Impact in Texas

In June, EPA introduced the Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule, a plan to cut carbon emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. As proposed, the rule has two main elements: (1) specific goals setting amounts by which each state must reduce its CO2 emissions and (2) standards that… Full Story