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H.R. 2637: Coal Country Protection Act

Title: Coal Country Protection Act

Introduced: Jun 3, 2015 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: (No First Name Found) (No Last Name Found) [-]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Summary: Coal Country Protection Act or the Protecting Jobs, Families, and the Economy From EPA Overreach Act This bill amends the Clean Air Act to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating any regulation or guidance that limits or prohibits new carbon dioxide emissions from a fossil fuel-fired power plant until it is certified: by the Department of Labor that the regulation or guidance will not generate a loss of employment, by the Congressional Budget Office that it will not result in a loss in the gross domestic product, by the Energy Information Administration that it will not generate an increase in electricity rates, and by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation that it will not effect the reliability of electricity delivery.


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