Moderated by Rick Badie
Recent rules announced by the Environmental Protection Agency to fight climate change will require states to develop and implement plans to cut power plant emissions of carbon dioxide. Today, a spokesman for an advocacy organization hails the state-specific pollution rules and say they will improve Georgia’s environment and public health. Meanwhile, two other guest writers predict job losses and higher electricity prices for everyone.
EPA rules boost economy
By Steve Valk
Listening to the reaction to the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules to limit carbon dioxide pollution at power plants, one might think it’s the end of civilization as we know it: Jobs disappearing, utility bills skyrocketing, old people shivering in the dark.