Clean Power Plan Offers Texas Enormous Opportunities unless Leaders Stand in Way

EDF statement from Jim Marston, Vice President, Clean Energy

August 3, 2015
Catherine Ittner, (512) 691-3458,

(AUSTIN – August 3, 2015) Environmental Protection Agency today releases the final version of its Clean Power Plan, the nation’s first-ever standards aimed at reducing carbon pollution from existing power plants.

“Texas is already an energy leader, and the Clean Power Plan is an opportunity for our state to become even more of a powerhouse in the new clean energy economy. The good news is the Lone Star State is already on track to comply with the new standards, with relatively minor improvements in state policy, as long as our leaders don’t stand in the way of progress. The worst thing our public officials and decision makers could do is deny the clean energy facts and fight the plan.” 

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