Power Breakfast for May 30, 2014


A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon emissions regulations to be unveiled next week could cost $50 billion and 224,000 jobs a year through 2030, according to the Chamber of Commerce, while the Natural Resources Defense Council says its report shows the rule would likely save money. That’s according to the Washington Post’s report on the numbers surrounding the controversial regulations.
  • Nuclear power generators have urged the EPA to consider financial incentives or trading systems that would prevent the closer of nuclear plants as a way of reducing carbon emissions, Reuters reports.
  • Tougher ozone rules could cost the nation’s economy trillions of dollars and millions of jobs, according to the American Petroleum Institute. BusinessWeek reports the group’s warning comes as the EPA prepares for a five-year review of ozone standards.
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