The Real World Impacts of EPA’s Power Plant Proposal
In this video series, two generation and transmission co-ops discuss why new regulations proposed by the EPA are unrealistic and jeopardize reliable, affordable electricity.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal would threaten a new 550-megawatt natural gas unit that Cooperative Energy brought online in March 2023. Hear why CEO Jeff Bowman says the proposal shows a complete lack of understanding of what is and isn’t feasible at facilities like Plant Morrow.
Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives and Buckeye Power say the EPA’s proposal creates unrealistic mandates and needs to be withdrawn. Hear why CEO Pat O’Loughlin fears it would force the closure of a world-class 1,800-megawatt power plant and one of the cleanest coal-fired systems in the country.