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Media Advisory: EPA Proposes New Affordable Clean Energy Rule

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WASHINGTON -Tomorrow, August 21, at 10:00 A.M. ET, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler will host a press briefing via phone to announce the proposed Affordable Clean Energy “ACE” rule, which sets greenhouse gas guidelines for states to set standards for performance for existing coal-fired power plants.

Who: U.S. EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler
            U.S. EPA Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation Bill Wehrum

What:  Press briefing via phone

When: Tuesday, August 21
               10:00 – 10:30 AM EST 

Credentialed press: To receive the call information please RSVP prior to 9:30 A.M. ET on Tuesday, August 21. RSVP to