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Impact of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on States

CAC Chief Counsel Brianne Gorod testified before the House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology regarding the Clean Power Plan and the authority conferred on the Environmental Protection Agency by Congress under the Clean Air Act.

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