10 Jun '11, 2am

Aggravated Electric Polluter Laments Cost of Saving Lives

American Electric Power, the nation’s biggest power company, announced today that it would meet updated clean air safeguards by retiring some of its coal plants, refitting others with pollution controls, and switching others to cleaner-burning natural gas. Its nice to know that for all its whining, AEP is now saying it can meet more protective health safeguards that will reduce pollution and save lives. After all, each year that stronger health safeguards are delayed means tens of thousands of lives needlessly lost to air pollution, as NRDC and others recently pointed out. Nevertheless, AEP is still making a case for putting off the live-saving pollution reductions, saying that doing so would cost $6 to $8 billion. And some in Congress like Kentucky Representative Ed Whitfield seem inclined to put the company’s bottom line ahead of the lives and health of Americans. Before...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/paltman/aggravated_elec...

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