Clean Power Plan Repeal Would Cost America $600 Billion, Cause 120,000 Premature Deaths

The Trump Administration has prioritized repealing the Clean Power Plan, but new analysis shows that repealing the rule would cost the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars, add more than a billion tons of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, and cause more than 100,000 premature deaths.

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    Ohio and Texas have the most to lose from the repeal of the Clean Power Plan with an estimated 230 to 330 extra premature deaths per year without flexible carbon standards like those originally proposed. 'The current EPA has the cost-benefit science wrong.
    11/9/2017 - 12:20 pm | View Link
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    The RFS requires refiners to blend increasing amounts of renewable fuels, primarily ethanol, into the nation’s gasoline and diesel supplies, with a goal of 36 billion gallons ... The Clean Power Plan would have led to the premature closure of a number ...
    11/5/2017 - 10:20 pm | View Link
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    10/9/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    03/29/2017 - 2:48 am | View Link
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    03/28/2017 - 5:22 am | View Link
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