America's Power Poll

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July 11, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, Coral Davenport of the New York Times explored how closely the new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon rules for existing power plants resemble a proposal put forward by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Now, EPA has shot back, challenging Ms. Davenport’s claims and contending that the agency crafted the rule using broad stakeholder input. In fact, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy sent an internal memo yesterday to EPA employees underscoring the agency’s position, as if to equip EPA staff with the “right” talking points.   “EPA has long colluded with environmental...

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