Indiana Jones and the Clean Power Rule

Sightline Daily

Backstory The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), fulfilling its duty under the federal Clean Air Act to regulate CO 2 emissions, has issued a proposed Clean Power Rule that would reduce CO 2 pollution from power plants nationwide 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. A regional carbon price would be the simplest, cheapest, most gaming-resistant strategy, and I’ll propose three types of regional price planks the states could step onto.