On Thursday, March 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Security and Affordability Act by a bipartisan vote of 229 to 183. The bill, HR 3826, would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set a more reasonable path forward for regulative power plant emissions.
Policy & Legislation
The article that follows is from a publication of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). It underscores the importance of affordable power to the nation's manufacturing base.
Now is the time to contact policymakers in support of H.R. 2218 to ensure an effective, sensible and science-based approach to regulating the byproducts of electricity generation.
In April, we posted some surprisingly positive news: the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 – a bill that encourages the development of small hydropower projects – had passed the typically divided U.S.