Markey on New EIA Analysis of Clean Power Plan: Climate Action is Affordable
RealEstateRama   -   Real Estate   -   Government   -   Nonprofit   -   Web

Markey on New EIA Analysis of Clean Power Plan: Climate Action is Affordable

-

Washington – May 25, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, released the following statement on the Energy Information Agency’s (EIA) analysis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan proposal. Senator Markey is co-author of the only comprehensive climate change legislation to pass a chamber of Congress.

“Combatting climate change is good for people and their pocketbooks. Even without taking into account the full benefits of taking climate action, the EIA has shown that reducing carbon pollution is affordable. The EIA’s forecast matches what Massachusetts has already demonstrated: you can cut carbon pollution and grow the economy and jobs.

“Critics of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan will try to cherry pick this analysis to support their opposition. But these are the same individuals that deny the science of climate change and ally themselves with fossil fuel interests who benefit the most from blocking action. Six years ago they did very same with the EIA analysis of Waxman-Markey legislation, which found the legislation would cost American households less than a quarter a day.

“The Clean Power Plan is America’s signal to the world that we are committed to cutting carbon pollution in our electricity sector and leading the global effort for climate actions by all nations through reaching an international climate deal later this year.”

SHARE

Massachusetts RealEstateRama is an Internet based Real Estate News and Press Release distributor chanel of RealEstateRama for Massachusetts Real Estate publishing community.

RealEstateRama staff editor manage to selection and verify the real estate news for State of Massachusetts.

Contact:

Previous articleSenate Releases FY2016 Budget Proposal with Important Investments in Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Programs
Next articleAmeresco to Partner with the Town of Framingham for Comprehensive ESPC