Summary: S.J.Res.53 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/09/2019)

This joint resolution nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule that

  • repealed the Clean Power Plan, which established emission guidelines for states to follow in limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants;
  • finalized the Affordable Clean Energy rule, which replaced the Clean Power Plan with emission guidelines for states to use when developing plans to limit carbon dioxide; and
  • revised requirements that govern the process under which the EPA and states develop emission standards for pollutants emitted by existing stationary sources.