IBB Legislative Department:
As you may know, proposed EPA regulations governing new coal-fired power
plants are so restrictive they would require carbon capture and storage
(CCS) technology. But this technology is prohibitively expensive, it has not
been adequately tested, and it is not even in use on a commercial scale.
This rule is preventing even the cleanest, most advanced new coal-fired
plants from being built in the United States.
The rule is costing Boilermakers thousands of man-hours of work, killing
jobs for union coal miners and others in coal-dependent businesses, raising
electricity rates for consumers; and undermining the reliability of our
We are joining with other groups to sign a petition urging EPA to change
course. Please make your voice heard. Take just a few seconds to sign our
TELL EPA THIS RULE WILL DESTROY GOOD-PAYING AMERICAN JOBS -- NOT CREATE
Sign the petition
Deadline to sign is Monday, March 10, 2014.
- Please share these links widely and ask your family, friends and neighbors
to sign the petition!