Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #193

The Week That Was: August 22, 2015 – Brought to You by www.SEPP.org

By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project

Administration’s Power Plan: Independent analysts continue to provide details of the Obama Administration’s politically named “Clean Power Plan” (CPP). These studies make clear that the only forms of new electrical power generation the administration considers “clean” are solar and wind. Electric power generation from fossil fuels are condemned by the administration. Hydroelectric generation is out of favor, as explained by ex-EPA official Alan Carlin. There are no plans for federally supported new dam construction in the US. In fact, the thrust has been to tear down existing dams in the name of the environment. Continue reading

EVA Report on the Costs of Recent EPA Regulations

cropped-bob-shapiro.jpg   By Bob Shapiro

The previous post mentioned a study done by Energy Ventures Analysis (EVA) of the effects of EPAs latest regulations. This study is so important that I have devoted a separate post to it.

The EVA study is 41 pdf pages long. I reprint below a small part of their Executive Summary showing part of their cost analysis. These costs are

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