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Wrong-Headed EPA Regulations Cannot Be Allowed to Stand

Mike Turner  The bureaucratic hammer of the Obama administration has struck again with this week’s new EPA regulations. They require coal-powered plants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent from their 2005 levels by the year 2030. Even The New York Times conceded such a step is “unprecedented” in the annals of our regulatory history

Obama’s New EPA Regulations: Breakdown of New Rules and Lost Jobs

 Today the Obama administration announced new regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency with a goal of reducing carbon emissions over the next 15 years. The new regulations impose significant restrictions on power plants already in existence, including natural gas plants. First, here are the goals and reasons for the regulations as outlined by the EPA: