Steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire. President Barack Obama presented his final plan for carbon dioxide reduction targets Aug. 3. The plan would reduce emissions 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. Opponents say they will sue to stop the plan’s implementation.
Steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire. President Barack Obama presented his final plan for carbon dioxide reduction targets Aug. 3. The plan would reduce emissions 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. Opponents say they will sue to stop the plan’s implementation. Jim Cole AP File Photo
Steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire. President Barack Obama presented his final plan for carbon dioxide reduction targets Aug. 3. The plan would reduce emissions 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. Opponents say they will sue to stop the plan’s implementation. Jim Cole AP File Photo

Editorial: California leads on quitting coal

August 06, 2015 8:28 AM