Tuesday, January 29, 2013

EPA regulations stifling solid-fuel energy facilities

Thanks to the Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency, a planned power plant in Corpus Christi, Texas has been scrapped by the company which wanted to invest $3 billion to create 3,900 jobs. The company's CEO, Dave Freysinger, said, "“The (Las Brisas Energy Center) is a victim of EPA’s concerted effort to stifle solid-fuel energy facilities in the U.S., including EPA’s carbon-permitting requirements and EPA’s New Source Performance Standards for new power plants,” he said. “These costly rules exceeded the bounds of EPA authority, incur tremendous costs, and produce no real benefits related to climate change.”

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