Transmission Operators Warn CSAPR Plan Will Damage Grid Reliability

July 1, 2022
Electric grid operators and some electric utilities are warning EPA that its proposed expansion and tightening of the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), the agency’s flagship intestate air emissions reduction program, will threaten the reliability of the electric grid by forcing expensive control technology upgrades and a wave of power plant closures. In comments submitted to EPA ahead of a June 21 deadline, several grid operators and some other groups echo the warnings made earlier by the Midwest Ozone Group...

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