NRECA Welcomes Clean Power Plan Replacement Proposal

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) expressed support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to replace the Clean Power Plan with a more workable rule. According to NRECA CEO Jim Matheson, the proposed rule appears to provide electric cooperatives with a more achievable plan that adheres to EPA’s historic approach to using the Clean Air Act. This is necessary to provide electric co-ops the certainty and flexibility they need to meet their consumer-members’ local energy needs.

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