23 Jun '14, 1pm

Ohio's Clean Energy Law is Key to Unlocking Carbon Reductions

Two weeks ago, EPA issued a long-awaited standard — called EPA’s “Clean Power Plan” — for carbon pollution from our nation’s existing power plants. The announcement was greeted by numerous positive statements from lawmakers, utilities, businesses, environmental and consumer groups, and constituents across the country and even some constructive statements from quarters expected to be critical. But how will these standards be implemented cost-effectively in Ohio, a carbon-intensive state that just passed a law to freeze its efficiency and renewables mandates for the next two years? The good news is that Ohio is already paving the way to meeting these standards, by using what is already working – clean energy. Here are some fundamentals to keep in mind while analyzing what the carbon pollution standards will mean for Ohioans: The state has already made significant progress in...

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