Joint BlueGreen Alliance-Economic Policy Institute Comment on Proposed EPA Greenhouse Gas Standard

The BlueGreen Alliance and Economic Policy Institute put forward a joint comment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency supporting the proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for new power plants.

June 25, 2012

The comment strongly urges policymakers to complement these direct efforts to reduce emissions with companion policies that will maximize their economic benefit to the U.S. The letter concludes, “Complementary policies that leverage the economic incentives created by raising the cost of harmful emissions can do much to ensure that environmental policy taken as a whole provides the greatest benefits possible to American households and families.”

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