carbon emissions Climate measure sets ambitious goals for state By Karen DeWitt • Jun 19, 2019 Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic-led state Legislature have agreed on the most ambitious goals in the nation for reducing carbon emissions in the next few decades. They plan to pass it Wednesday. Listen Listening... / 3:39 WBFO Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt reports DiNapoli joins opposition to changing emissions standards By Chris Jamele • Nov 3, 2018 WBFO / WBFO News State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging the US Environmental Protection Agency to stop its proposed roll back of federal emissions standards for cars and light trucks. New York's cap and trade program serves as national model By Karen DeWitt • Aug 4, 2015 President Obama’s plan for national standards to curb power plant emissions is based, in part, on a cap and trade type program already existence in New York. EPA outlines plan to reduce carbon pollution of new power plants By Ashley Hirtzel • Sep 20, 2013 EPA.gov The United States Environmental Protection Agency rolled out guidelines Friday for newly built power plants designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The proposal is a key part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan.