Report: Social costs, if accounted for, make coal uneconomical

Report: Social costs, if accounted for, make coal uneconomical

September 19, 2013
Originally published in E & E News

Marlo Lewis, a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Energy and Environment, wrote this week on GlobalWarming.org that SCC analyses “all-too-easily becomes a pretext or excuse for expanding regulatory activism and increasing regulatory stringency.”

A spokesman for the Edison Electric Institute, which represents many of the nation’s largest electric utilities, declined to comment on the NRDC study.