The energy industry has known for decades that federal regulators eventually would set rules under the Clean Air Act to govern emissions of mercury and other air toxics from coal-fired power...
The EPA Speaks Out: The Clean Air Interstate Rule Explained
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- All nonattainment designations are of March 2005.
- From Table ES1.B of EIA's Electric Power Monthly .
- This number is derived by comparing the midpoint estimate of the 2015 benefits calculation with the private compliance costs in 2015.
Acknowledgements: The authors would like to acknowledge EPA review of this paper by Prudence Goforth, Maura Cantor, Melanie LaCount, Gabrielle Stevens, Kevin Culligan, and Roman Kramarchuk, and technical work presented in this paper on air quality by Norm Possiel, Brian Timin, and Pat Dolwick, and benefits analysis by Bryan Hubbell. CAIR was developed by EPA’s Offices of Air Quality Planning and Standards and Atmospheric Programs directed by Steve Page and Brian Mclean under the direction of Assistant Administrator Jeff Holmstead. Other key managers of the effort include John Bachmann, Peter Tsirigotis, Lydia Wegman, and Kevin McLean.