Limitations on carbon dioxide and other
greenhouse gas emissions (GHG – includes carbon dioxide and related gases) are
no longer a distant threat. With the
December 7th declaration by U.S. EPA that GHG are a danger to human
health and the environment, we have begun a wild ride – one which does not have
a clear outcome. The question as to
whether Congress or EPA would act first has been answered with EPA’s
announcement. We will be especially
vulnerable in Kentucky
to the changes coming. Many of our
industries will be subject to the rule, as a general stationary fuel source or
due to their particular industry – or both.
At a minimum, many industries
will be required to work through some complex calculations to determine if they
are in or out. Read full article here...