Upcoming Hearing: What EPA’s Utility MACT Rule Will Cost U.S. Consumers

The most expensive rule ever imposed on utilities.

Below is the hearing notice from the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Note links to prepared testimony and background memo.



The American Energy Initiative: What EPA’s Utility MACT Rule Will Cost U.S. Consumers.

February 8, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled the fifteenth day of its hearing on The American Energy Initiative. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. This day of the hearing will focus on “What EPA’s Utility MACT Rule Will Cost U.S. Consumers.”

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

Panel 1

The Honorable Gina McCarthy
Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Witness Testimony

Panel 2

Anne E. Smith, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
NERA Economic Consulting
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Darren MacDonald
Director of Energy
Gerdau Long Steel North America
Witness Testimony

Ralph L. Roberson
RMB Consulting & Research, Inc.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Julie E. Goodman, Ph.D.
Principal, Gradient & Adjunct Lecturer, Harvard School of Public Health
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Harrison Tsosie
Attorney General
Navajo Nation

Reverend Mitchell C. Hescox
President and CEO
Evangelical Environmental Network
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Josh Bivens, Ph.D.
Acting Research and Policy Director
Economic Policy Institute
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

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