The Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Electricity Generation and Water Use in Texas: Additional Analysis

CNA Analysis & Solutions /  by Paul Faeth

[From a Greenwire article by Annie Snider, sub. req’d] Allowing Texas to implement U.S. EPA’s plan to lower carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants more slowly would bring a steep cut in the amount of water consumed in the state, according to a new study from nonprofit research group CNA Corp.

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, or ERCOT, and others have been raising concerns about the steep cut in emissions that the plan currently calls for in the initial years, arguing it could create reliability problems…


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