Ex-Sen. Bond: EPA's rules would raise energy costs, hurt employment

07/18/2011 | Southeast Missourian (Cape Girardeau)

The Environmental Protection Agency's rules on sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions and Maximum Achievable Control Technology would affect power prices, eliminate jobs and impede economic recovery, writes former Sen. Kit Bond. The EPA's proposed rules will increase power prices by 11.5% on average and eliminate more than 1 million jobs by 2020, according to an analysis by the National Economic Research Associates.

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