Indiana Jones and the Clean Power Rule
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
The proposed US Clean Power Rule puts Oregon and Washington, along with other Western states, on a ledge, too. Oregon and Washington are on a quest to meet their own self-imposed climate targets, but the federal rule seems to lead them astray, requiring different goals and tangential negotiations that will sap their energy and make it harder for them to reach their goal. So the federal rule, perversely, encourages Oregon and Washington to abandon their kitchens and call for pizza.