EPA to hold public events in 11 cities on their new carbon emission rule.

The public will soon get a chance to present ideas and feedback to EPA officials on the agency’s plan to require existing power plants to cut their carbon emissions.

The agency will hold a series of 11 public events around the country over the next two months, the agency announced today.

The EPA plans to set guidelines that will allow states to design programs to reduce carbon emissions from power plants, which account for a third of the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, the agency said in a statement. Those proposals are scheduled to be released in June 2014.

“Before proposing guidelines, EPA must consider how power plants with a variety of different configurations would be able to reduce carbon pollution in a cost-effective way,” the agency said.

The public hearings will be:

Oct. 15 — Boston

Oct. 18 — Philadelphia

Oct. 23 — New York City

Oct. 23 — Atlanta

Oct. 30 — Denver

Nov. 4 — Lenexa, Kan.

Nov. 5 — San Francisco

Nov. 7 — Washington, D.C.

Nov. 7 — Dallas

Nov. 7 — Seattle

Nov. 8 — Chicago

Interested parties can register here.