EPA cites heat as leading cause of weather-related death — But new coal rule threatens use of air conditioning

The regulatory impact analysis of the EPA new coal rule states:

Heat is already the leading cause of weather-related deaths in the United States.

But note that EPA lists air conditioning first as a way to survive extreme heat (click to enlarge):

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But EPA’s new coal rule would make electricity more expensive and/or less available thereby reducing the use of air conditioning.

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