Coops Urge EPA to Slow Down Carbon Rule for Existing Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) first “listening session” for its pending Clean Air Act emissions standards had a strong showing from coops.  The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, along with individual coops from three states, proposed a fair solution that recognizes the billions of dollars already invested by coops to clean up existing plants and allows coops to continue to provide affordable power for members.  Opponents outnumbered supporters of the new standards at this meeting.  Read more here.

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