IBEW Criticizes EPA’s New Coal Emission Standards

“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.”