A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists demonstrates the effect of the Obama Administration's EPA on consumer prices, arguing that 22 coal plants in Georgia would be more cost-effectively shut down and replaced with new plants than upgraded to comply with government regulation.
The report compared the cost of upgrading pollution controls at old coal-fired units to the cost of shutting down those units and switching to natural gas or cleaner sources such as wind power. unicorn farts, and other liberal dreamsIn Georgia, the report identified 22 coal units, which can produce 34.7 million megawatt hours of electricity a year, that should be shut down at Crisp, Mitchell, Kraft, Harlee Branch, Bowen, Hammond and Yates power plants. All but one are owned by Georgia Power.
When we have utility price spikes and rolling brownouts from the EPA effect ......we can get together and sing kumbaya to keep warm....because the heater won't be working.