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Senate Environmental Committee To Hold 2nd Hearing On EPA Climate Rule Aug. 21

The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee is scheduled to hold a second hearing on EPA’s Section 111(d) greenhouse gas emission limits on August 21 at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre starting at 10:00.

Scheduled to provide comments are--

-- Christina Simeone, PennFuture Energy Center;

-- Jackson Morris, Natural Resources Defense Council;

-- Jake Smeltz, Electric Power Generation Association;

-- Dennis Murphy, PPL;

-- Michael Catanzaro, FTI Consulting;

-- Mike Butler, Consumer Energy Alliance; and

-- Art Olson, Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance.

In the first hearing on June 27 the Committee heard from the Department of Environmental Protection, the PA Coal Alliance and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Lycoming) serves as Majority Chair and Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) serves as Minority Chair.

NewsClips:

State Weighs Petition On Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits

Op-Ed: Air Pollution Takes Toll On Americans’ Health

Editorial: Another EPA Overreach, Ozone Standards


8/18/2014

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