Goffman Plans CSAPR Flexibility For Grid Reliability But Fails To Satisfy GOP

March 1, 2023
EPA is planning to include “flexibility” measures in its forthcoming expansion of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) in order to allay grid operators’ fears that the proposal could lead to reliability problems, EPA’s air chief nominee Joe Goffman told the Senate environment committee during his confirmation hearing. But Goffman’s March 1 pledge on the upcoming emissions trading rule failed to allay Republican concerns over the reliability impacts of CSAPR and other EPA rules, as well as agency estimates of...

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