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South Carolina’s electric cooperatives have filed comments with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency raising alarms about the administration’s proposed regulations on coal- and natural-gas fired power plants. EPA’s proposed rules seek to greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric generation units. But in practice, the regulations have the potential to drive up power bills, supercharge the cost of living, hinder South Carolina’s economic development efforts and put our state on a path toward rolling blackouts.

Read more about the electric cooperatives’ concerns regarding EPA’s regulations below.