New EPA Rules for the Power Industry Put Reliable, Affordable Energy at Risk


The new Environmental Protection Agency rules for the power industry put reliable, affordable energy at risk, including for NorthWestern Energy’s customers.

“On-demand generation from natural gas and coal plants is critical for reliable and affordable power in all weather conditions,” said NorthWestern Energy President & CEO Brian Bird. “The EPA’s decisions include timelines and unproven technology that will increase the cost of energy service and jeopardize reliability.”

The EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards requirements will impact Montana’s Colstrip Plant.

“Colstrip keeps the lights on f...

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