Energy

EPA Quietly Signs Off on State Carbon Taxes

The agency didn't mention it in the new climate rules, but the plan would allow states to place a levy on greenhouse gases.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 20: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy addresses a breakfast event at the National Press Club September 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. McCarthy announced that the EPA is proposing regulations to limit greenhouse gas emissions, which requires future coal burning power plants to decrease 40 percent of their emission. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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