On Friday, September 16th, as part of a segment on the effect of EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule on local utilities, Texas Public Radio aired an interview with PACE Executive Director Lance Brown. The segment was part of a regular series called Texas Matters, hosted by David Martin Davies and Yvette Benavides.
Click below to listen to PACE’s interview on Texas Public Radio.
Recently, Texas-based Luminant announced that EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule would result in the idling of at least two of the company’s coal-fired generation units and cause the layoff of 500 workers.
“We’ve heard time and time again from the Administration and from the EPA that regulations are going to create jobs,” said Brown in the interview. “We’re seeing exactly the opposite in Texas where we’re not only idling generation capacity, but we’re also seeing 500 families who are going to lose their jobs.”