IBEW Criticizes EPA’s New Coal Emission Standards

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 23, 2013 1:38 PM
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) blasted the Obama administration’s new standards for coal plant emissions on Monday, saying they will hamper job growth and U.S. energy independence and raise electricity prices. The union’s antipathy to the plan underscores a long-running tension between big labor and environmentalists, two key segments of the Democratic Party’s political base.