Oregon Bans Coal-Fired Power, Effectively Hiking Electricity Prices
The Daily Caller discusses Oregon's coal power plant shut down legislation with Myron Ebell.
“Oregon, along with Idaho and Washington, is blessed with the most inexpensive electricity in the country provided by the big dams on the Columbia River,” Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The bill passed by Oregon’s legislature will require utilities to replace much of this inexpensive renewable hydropower with much more expensive renewable power from windmills and solar panels. The result will be much higher electric bills in a state that is burdened with high income taxes.”
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