Along Those Lines: EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Rule Threatens Reliability

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed power plant rule is set to go into effect in the spring of 2024. This sweeping set of new restrictions on emissions from new and existing power generation facilities is being criticized by many in the industry for setting unrealistic timelines, relying on untested technologies and ultimately threatening the affordability and reliability of electricity at a point when national demand for electric power is set to skyrocket.  

This episode is sponsored by ENGIE North America.

In this episode, we’re joined by Ashley Slater, NRECA’s vice president for regulatory affairs. to discuss the proposed rule and the electric cooperative response.

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