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RGGI Chairman Says EPA's ACE Proposal 'Does Not Meet Our Standards'

September 10, 2018
Ben Grumbles, the Republican chief of Maryland's environment department who serves as chairman of the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), is criticizing EPA's proposed “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) rule to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan as too weak to be effective. Grumbles told a Sept. 6 event addressing how to link state carbon trading programs that he and other RGGI states continue to review the Aug. 21 proposed rule, but that so far it appears the plan “does...

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