Press Release

A Resources for the Future/Electric Power Research Institute Seminar: What Do Stakeholders Have to Say to EPA about the Clean Power Plan? An Expert Forum on New Formal Comments

Jan 26, 2016


How might two important elements of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan—the proposed federal plan and model trading rules—be improved before being finalized by the agency? Recently, stakeholders had the opportunity to provide public comments to EPA on how the federal government can best chart a course that will help the states to effectively and efficiently implement the agency’s carbon dioxide emissions guidelines for power plants.


January 27, 2016
12:30–2:00 p.m. EST

Watch the live webcast:

Attend in person:

Resources for the Future
1616 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20036
First Floor Conference Center
Light lunch provided 12:15; media please check in at reception desk.


Ben Longstreth, Senior Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council

Vic Niemeyer, Senior Technical Executive, Electric Power Research Institute

Karen L. Palmer, Research Director and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future

Scott Weaver, Managing Director-Resource Planning, American Electric Power

Venu Ghanta, Federal Environmental and Energy Policy Director, Duke Energy

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Resources for the Future (RFF) is an independent, nonpartisan organization based in Washington, DC, that conducts rigorous economic research and analysis to improve environmental and natural resource policy.