A Contentious Pick

March 2013
Power Engineering;Mar2013, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p2
Trade Publication
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.


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