Trump EPA Critics Question ACE Rule RIA, Flagging Uncertain Benefits

July 5, 2019
Environmentalists and other critics of the Trump administration are questioning EPA’s cost-benefit analysis for its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) power plant climate rule, charging that the agency’s official projections of modest benefits could be inflated and that the rule might even result in higher carbon emissions. In addition, they say that many of the key arguments in the regulatory impact analysis (RIA) -- including an attempt to downplay the significance of the Obama EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) that ACE...

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