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Why some big businesses support the Clean Power Plan

2.2-megawatt solar array that powers the Staples distribution center in  Central Ohio. Photo: Staples

2.2-megawatt solar array that powers the Staples distribution center in Central Ohio. Photo: Staples

Interlochen Public Radio (IPR) / Writer, Julie Grant, is a reporter with the environment news program, The Allegheny Front

Big businesses often oppose increased regulations. But not always: take the Clean Power Plan. The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule requires states to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.

The coal industry and some states, including Michigan (Attorney General Bill Schuette joined the lawsuit), are fighting the rule. But, hundreds of businesses have stepped forward to support it.

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