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Clean Power Plan has Yet to be Published in Federal Register

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency has yet to publish its Clean Power Plan in the Federal Register, and that has states crying foul. The EPA’s rule, which limits carbon emissions from U.S. power plants and will raise electricity rates for most Americans, was finalized in August, but the agency is dragging its feet in publishing the Continue reading

Businesses Write Letter Supporting EPA Clean Power Rule

EPA-300A group of Colorado businesses have opened themselves up to scrutiny by writing an open letter to Governor Hickenlooper, supporting the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Rule. The rule will force power plants to reduce carbon emissions, significantly within the next 15 years, a costly move that could shut some plants Continue reading

Fossil Fuel Rally to be Held in Utah

coalThe South East Utah Energy Producers Association will hold a Coal and Fossil Fuel Rally in Price, Utah next month. The event will include free food, entertainment, contests and addresses from keynote speakers. The rally is in response to new EPA rules regulating carbon emissions. The group is trying to bring attention to the Continue reading

McCarthy Rolls Out New Carbon Emission Rules

mccarthyPresident Obama decided to let EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy roll out new EPA rules on carbon emissions today, instead of announcing them himself.  The rules are expected to cost the U.S. economy over Continue reading

Obama Set to Introduce New EPA Rule

obamaPresident Obama will roll out new EPA rules on carbon emissions in the upcoming week, rules that are expected to cost the U.S. economy over $50 billion a year, and put 244,000 people out of a job from now until 2030.  Those numbers come from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which studied the likely effects of the president’s Continue reading