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Montana shouldn't pay for EPA's mistakes

Take a good, long look at your latest electricity bill, because there's a very good chance it could be skyrocketing in the near future.

The culprit is a new EPA regulation called the Utility Maximum Achievable Control Technology (UMACT) rule. On paper it's supposed to control mercury and a host of other emissions from coal-based power plants. In reality it sets a standard that many plants can't possibly meet by the 2015 deadline, forcing them to shut down and forcing your electricity bills to go up.

Sen. Ed Walker

Why would EPA impose this economically hazardous rule? Because it never bothered...

 

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