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Episode 23: The EPA’s $292 billion mistake

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The numbers are in, and the Clean Power Plan could cripple major industries like manufacturing with energy hikes in some areas higher than 30 percent. Wisconsin is fighting with 23 other states to stay the rule, all while countries like China continue to add new coal power plants at staggering rates.

Hear from Wisconsin’s PSC Commissioner Ellen Nowak, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Delanie Breuer and WMC’s Director of Environmental & Energy Policy Lucas Vebber about the latest on what the plan could mean for rates and where our legal challenge stands.

The CPP could devastate our job climate while negligibly affecting our actual climate. A new study shows under the plan, even by 2050 greenhouse gas emissions would only be lowered 0.34 percent, or less.