AUSTIN – The Texas Public Policy Foundation today released a paper by Senior Fellow Mario Loyola on how the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) targets Texas compared to other states. The paper, The EPA Targets Texas: Clean Power Plan, examines the components of the CPP and their onerous impact on Texas.
“A close look at how the states compare under the plan shows that the EPA has one main target: the economy of Texas,” said Loyola. “Texas has the world’s most efficient electricity market, and also one of its cleanest. The Clean Power Plan will require Texas to shoulder the burden of at least 18 percent of the total national emissions reduction under the plan.”
To read the full report, visit: http://txpo.li/epa-targets-texas
Mario Loyola is a Senior Fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. He is the author of a major study of the Clean Power Plan, "EPA's Unprecedented Power Grab" in the spring 2015 issue of National Affairs.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, free-market research institute based in Austin, Texas.