By Emily Holden
July 28, 2014 at 4:56 pm ET
Alabama.com’s Stan Diel reports state regulators argue the coal industry will lose jobs and consumers will pay higher electricity bills as a result of the EPA’s proposal.
Two members of the Alabama Public Service Commission, a member-elect and an Alabama representative to the Republican National Committee said proposed EPA regulations that aim to reduce power plant carbon emissions by 30 percent represent ‘an assault on our way of life’ and are a purposeful attempt by the Obama administration to kill coal-related jobs
Emily Holden previously worked at Morning Consult as a reporter covering energy and climate change.