Whitman: Meeting State Emissions Goals Difficult Without Indian Point Nuclear Plant

April 20th, 2016

City & State
By Michael Gareth Johnson
April 20, 2016

Last summer, President Barack Obama introduced his Clean Power Plan with a goal of cutting carbon emissions by 32 percent (below 2005 levels) by 2030. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed an even more ambitious plan of 50 percent renewable levels by 2030. But that goal appears difficult to reach if Cuomo continues to push for a shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, according to former New Jersey Gov. and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman. Read the rest of this entry »