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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.


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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.

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.

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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.