TITLE

A Contentious Pick

AUTHOR(S)
RAY, RUSSELL
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Power Engineering;Mar2013, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author relates that Gina McCarthy is touted to be the favored nominee of U.S. President Barack Obama to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013, a choice which he thinks is detrimental to the future of coal-fired energy generation in the U.S. He notes that McCarthy has said that her main priority as EPA head will be to oversee the implementation of new greenhouse gas standards for U.S. power plants, which he claims is likely to preclude investment in clean coal technologies.
ACCESSION #
86135584

 

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