IBEW Criticizes EPA’s New Coal Emission Standards

IBEW Criticizes EPA’s New Coal Emission Standards

September 23, 2013
Originally published in The Washington Free Beacon

“The unions oppose President Obama’s new coal rule for a simple reason: It’s terrible for the economy,” said William Yeatman, an energy policy expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

“By mandating an unachievable standard, EPA’s anti-energy regulation effectively bans new coal power, thereby taking America’s cheapest source of electricity off the table,” Yeatman said in an email. “It’s unprecedented.”