News: Controversial Rocky Mountain Power plan moves ahead

The Salt Lake Tribune
February 11, 2016

Rocky Mountain Power’s Sustainable Transportation and Energy Plan found favor in a Senate committee Thursday, despite testimony from critics who say the bill is simply a tax in eco-friendly clothing.

Groups including the Utah Association of Energy Users, Utah Clean Energy, Breathe Utah, HEAL Utah, the Utah Mining Association, the Crossroads Urban Center and Western Resource Advocates have spoken out against the utility’s STEP measure, which envisions investing in “clean coal” technology and electric vehicle charging stations, and switching power generation to plants that don’t rely on coal. …

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