It is no simple task to balance environmental concerns about climate change and health problems from carbon emissions with the equally compelling reality that Americans need electricity to heat, cool and light their homes.
In a major step to clamp down on a key source of man-made greenhouse gases, the Environmental Protection Agency last week proposed rules to limit carbon-dioxide emissions from new coal-fired power plants.
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Is a policy analyst consultant for TCAP, a coalition of political subdivisions in Texas that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because energy costs are typically a significant budget item to our members, TCAP is consistently looking for ways to save our members money, through cost-saving contracts, energy efficiency or demand response programs.