Tag Archives for MATS

Doctrinaire fanatics

Classic lines from Luke Popovich’s “Dateline Washington – EPA Down on the MAT” piece in the July 2015 issue of Coal Age. “Lawmakers did not anticipate … that the nation’s energy grid would one day be transformed by doctrinaire fanatics running an … Continue reading

07. August 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Supreme Court overturns EPA MATS rule

The Supreme Court dealt the EPA a substantial setback in their Monday, June 29 ruling that struck down the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard (MATS). The 5-4 decision ruled that the EPA misinterpreted the Clean Air Act in that they … Continue reading

30. June 2015 by Jason Hayes
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SCOTUS to review MATS

“EPA Power Plant Mercury Rule Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review” … “High court review of the rule threatens to stop a legal winning streak for EPA air-pollution regulations.” More on this pending case at WSJ

28. November 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Upcoming EPA GHG rule to cost $50 billion annually

As if the MATs rule’s $10 billion+ annual price tag wasn’t enough, the US Chamber of Commerce has just released a study forecasting a further $50 billion per year in costs as a result of the EPA’s planned GHG rule for existing coal plants. The … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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EPA regs will harm U.S. manufacturing

Here’s a link to a new Heritage Foundation report on the impacts anti-coal EPA regs will have on American manufacturing capacity. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) forthcoming climate change regulations for new and existing electricity generating units have been appropriately … Continue reading

26. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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A new wave of regulations and policies targets the industry

A new article by Clean Air Markets President, Gary Hart describes what the coal industry can expect during the second term of President Obama. Gary discusses SO2/NOx, MATS, CO2, coal ash, cooling water intake structures, the DC Court of Appeals, … Continue reading

10. April 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Brattle Group study looks at MATS impacts on coal fleet

Admin note: This article takes a look at the broader impacts of implementing the EPA’s MATS rule. It is a fair review of the costs and expected closures/outages that will result from the move to make extensive capital investments to … Continue reading

19. May 2012 by Jason Hayes
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