Today, as part of the President’s Climate Action Plan, the EPA proposed new carbon pollution standards for power plants. These standards represent a commonsense proposal that will have huge benefits for all Americans. In fact, for every dollar of investment spurred by this proposal, there is roughly seven dollars’ worth of health benefits in return.
Here are some numbers that help explain today’s announcement:
Finally, zero – that’s the number of times special interests have been right about having to choose between the health of our people and the health of our economy.