On May 8, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced it is planning a meeting with other state officials to create recommendations for existing power plant emissions regulations for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While the details of the meeting have yet to be decided, the recommendations will be presented to the EPA. Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA must create guidelines for states on existing power plant emissions following the finalization of new source performance standards. The EPA proposed new source performance standards in April 2012 but missed the April 2013 finalization deadline.