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June 4, 2014

Is a Lawsuit a Losing Battle When It Comes to Proposed EPA Regulations?

West Virginia Metro News – An advocate for West Virginia’s low and middle income families along with other vulnerable populations says the Mountain State is at a crossroads now that the Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new emissions limits for existing coal-fired power plants. Read

Most state leaders have been quick to criticize the draft rule, since it was released publicly back on Monday, with many calling it “devastating” to West Virginia because of its impact on coal. If implemented, it would cut carbon emissions from those coal-fired plants by a national average of 30 percent, compared with 2005 levels, before 2030.

“I think we all want to have a stronger economy and good paying jobs and a good place for our children to grow up in and, I think, addressing climate change is definitely part of that,” said Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, on Wednesday’s MetroNews “Talkline.”

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