Electricity industry officials raised concerns Wednesday that upcoming environmental regulations will force plant shutdowns that could threaten power reliability, but they stressed the government has tools it should use to prevent such problems.
U.S. agencies should use their legal authority to give power plants more time to comply with rules, industry officials told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the nation’s top electricity-system regulator.
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