ERCC Answers Ten Important Questions You Should Have About EPA's Final Rule on Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

August 3, 2015

On Monday, August 3, 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is due to finalize its regulation of carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. The rule represents a serious intrusion into the affairs of the States and will occasion protracted litigation. The final rule has changed some aspects but is still likely to present serious reliability and cost concerns. The Electric Reliability Coordinating Council, a group of energy companies working on commonsense energy and environmental policy, has prepared a document to assist with understanding of the final rule. Making certain assumptions about the final rule package, the ERCC document asks and answer ten critical questions about the final EPA carbon rule. Please take a look and feel free to ask us questions.