By JOHN FLESHER
AP Environmental Writer

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Michigan officials say they’ll review the Obama administration’s plan for reducing power plant emissions before deciding whether to comply.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a plan Monday to slash carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent nationwide by 2030.

Michigan’s cut would be from nearly 70 million tons in 2012 to 47.5 million tons by 2030.

Coal-fired power plants are the leading source of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming. Michigan gets about half its electricity from coal.

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Some states have threatened lawsuits or said they won’t obey the rule.

Valerie Brader of the Michigan Agency for Energy says the state will study whether there’s a “reasonable path to compliance.”

Attorney General Bill Schuette says he’s “deeply concerned” but a spokeswoman says he hasn’t decided whether to mount a legal challenge.

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