On Air with IER: Episode 5

This week: Two plans submitted by consecutive administrations, the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy Rule, have different views on how the nation should regulate power plant emissions. Hear why both sides say their plan is better for the U.S.
December 3, 2018


Welcome to Episode 5 of the IER Podcast hosted by Alexa Chryssovergis.


EPA Unveils New Air Pollution Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a new rule will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-powered generating units and power plants across the country.
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What's in the plans?

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks about the ACE Rule. Former assistant administrator for the EPA's Office and Air and Radiation speaks about the Clean Power Plan.



A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.



IER's Beth Edwards interviews Janet McCabe. She talks about the Clean Power Plan's status, how it would work if implemented and how the ACE Rule faces many challenges before implementation.