An analysis by the Energy Information Agency says the EPA’s Clean Power Plan would cut power plant emissions to historic lows. (The Hill)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The usual ideologues are making the usual noises about big, intrusive government and job-killing regulations. Some time down the road (or should I say downstream?) when we all end up paying additional billions to treat our drinking water and clean up toxic wetlands and waterways, these same special interests will complain about wasteful government spending,” writes the Executive Director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute of EPA clean water protections that will be announced today.
Class action – A class action suit has been filed against a San Diego company claiming that the company been dumping chemicals into the ground that have made people sick. The company, Amertek Aerospace & Defense, is located next door to an elementary school. (10 News)
$32 million – The Department of Energy announced a $32 million funding program to support jobs and research in solar energy. (The Hill)
A good spike – Clean energy jobs worldwide jumped 18 percent last year. (GreenBiz)