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Obama's Clean Power Plan and Ohio

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The coal-fired Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, Ohio

The Obama administration recently released it's Clean Power Plan. It calls for a 32 percent cut in overall carbon dioxide emissions by 2030. Ohio will have to cut it's emissions by 28 percent to stay on target. While the plan is hailed by environmentalists, Ohio manufacturers and energy companies say the plan will only bring higher energy costs.  


  • Laura  Arenschield, reporter Columbus Dispatch
  • Samantha Willams, staff attorney and Ohio energy policy advocate, natural resources defense council
  • Brydon Ross, Vice President of State Affairs at Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA)

This show originally aired on August 12, 2015 at 10 a.m.

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