The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking residents to help develop a plan to cut carbon pollution in the state.
The EPA finalized the Clean Power Plan on Aug. 3. It’s the first set of national standards to limit carbon emissions from power plants, the largest source of emissions in the U.S.
The plan sets to reduce 2005 emission levels nationally by 32 percent by 2030.
Each state will have to write an implementation plan with. The first listening session in Allegheny County is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 21 on Carnegie Mellon University’s campus.