August 3, 2015

Statement from Mayor Emanuel on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

“The Clean Power Plan presents a tremendous opportunity for the United States to deliver innovative solutions that cut carbon pollution from power plants while protecting public health, creating clean energy jobs, investing in renewable energy, and improving energy efficiency. President Obama, through this historic action from the Environmental Protection Agency, has delivered on his promise to protect future generations and address climate change. Smart mayors, governors and electricity producers will seize this opportunity to modernize our power system and achieve the economic benefits of improving public health and expanding the clean energy economy.”


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