The EPA’s worse-than-useless coal regulations

Steve Hayward writes at Human Events:

Madcap environmentalism is fantastically expensive – costing the private sector billions of dollars and stamping out countless jobs, to fight phantasmal “problems” like global warming, with rules that bureaucrats are sometimes forced to concede would have little effect even if their phony “crises” were accepted as real. The latest demonstration of this lunacy is the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed new regulatory regime against carbon-dioxide emissions from power plants, in particular the coal-fired variety. It’s a stack of complex but ineffectual regulations that might never go into effect, to deal with a problem that doesn’t exist.

Read more…