Power executives described starkly different scenarios for their operations should federal carbon dioxide rules go into effect next year, as state hearings into pending federal carbon dioxide rules continued Tuesday.
Small municipally-owned power operations that are dependent on coal face huge costs in upgrading their operations to meet the rule. While those already shifting into wind and solar would face little impact, officials testified Tuesday.
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