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Above the Fold Clean Power Plan

Power lines near a coal power plant in Winfield, West Virginia.
Economic growth, job creation, and improved quality of life depend on affordable, abundant energy.
Sean Hackbarth
City blackout
Abandoning fossil fuels would leave billions of people trapped in the cold and dark, living shorter, more-miserable lives.
Sean Hackbarth
Map: 2015 U.S. average electricity retail prices.
States defending EPA's Clean Power Plan have some of the highest electricity rates in the country.
Heath Knakmuhs
Map: States Opposing EPA's Clean Power Plan Face Massive Burden
States fighting federal carbon rules rely more on affordable, abundant coal for electricity.
Sean Hackbarth
Retired coal miner Jimmy Smith takes a break while chopping firewood in Totz, Kentucky.
EPA expects the Clean Power Plan to cost as much as 34,000 jobs by 2030.
Sean Hackbarth
Train cars of coal outside Price, Utah.
Yet 54% of American support using coal to generate electricity.
Sean Hackbarth
Leonardo Dicaprio walking with flight attendants in the movie Catch Me If You Can.
EPA must honor the extended deadline requirements inherent in the Supreme Court's stay decision.
Dan Byers

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) so-called Clean Power Plan is the mother of all regulations, aiming to radically

Thomas J. Donohue