Welcome to the Desert of the Real

Earlier this week, Congressman Steve Scalise (R-La.) told the Environmental Protection Agency’s air quality chief Janet McCabe: “You’re not living in the real world,” in response to her testimony regarding EPA’s proposed standard for future power plants that would require coal-fired units to capture between 30 and 50 percent of their carbon emissions through the use of carbon capture and sequestration.

According to Environment and Energy News,  Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) told McCabe that EPA’s proposal for future power plants would have a negative impact on low-income people because it would drive up the cost of electricity that they rely upon.

Who is living in the real world?


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