Pitting Sectors, API Urges EPA To ‘Leverage’ Gas In Coal Plant GHG Rule

February 14, 2019
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is urging EPA to “leverage” natural gas in its proposed replacement greenhouse gas rule for new coal plants -- pitting “clean, reliable, and affordable natural gas” against coal, which the plan seeks to bolster by easing standards for new plants, even though no new coal plants are being planned. API’s Howard Feldman delivered the request in Feb. 14 testimony at EPA’s public hearing in Washington, D.C., on proposed changes to the 2015 new source performance...

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