(Foundation Vice President Benita Dodd addressed an Environmental Protection Agency listening session on carbon pollution standards for existing power plants on October 23 in Atlanta. This is the transcript of her remarks.)
Thank you for the opportunity to speak at this listening session. My name is Benita Dodd and I am Vice President of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The Foundation is an independent, state-focused think tank that proposes market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians.
The Foundation believes that tougher standards on carbon dioxide emissions being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency and under discussion at the EPA’s 11 listening sessions around the country will have unfortunate consequences for the United States.
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