Climate Plan Isn't A War On Fossil Fuels, DOE Chief Says

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- The Obama administration’s climate change action plan is not a war on fossil fuels as fuel sources such as coal and hydraulically fractured natural gas will have a place in a future U.S. energy portfolio that clamps down on carbon emissions, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday.

Speaking at an event hosted by Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, Moniz hit back at criticism that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s pending rules capping greenhouse gas emissions from power plants — the highlight of President...
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