The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal this week to set the first-ever limits on how much carbon pollution the country’s existing power plants can pump into the atmosphere is a groundbreaking step toward combating climate change before it’s too late...continued→
Starla Yeh, Policy Analyst, Climate and Clean Air Program, New York
Tierney: EPA Standards are Manageable and Deliver the Benefits of Public Health and Reliable Electricity at the Same Time
Dr. Sue Tierney of the Analysis Group asserted that there is no need to choose between public health and reliable electricity during Panel Two of the September 14th House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing on how...continued→
Peer Review Discredits Electric Industry Claims While PJM Demonstrates Potential for Alternative Resources
Contrary to industry claims, the standards that EPA has proposed to control air pollution from power plants can be safely implemented while maintaining the integrity of the grid. A January 2011 report published by Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a utility...continued→
Last week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Clean Air Act mercury and air toxics standards to curb harmful emissions from the nation’s fleet of aging and dirty power plants fueled by coal and oil. The rule is part of...continued→
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