ANDALUSIA, ALA. – Governor Robert Bentley (R – Ala.) demonstrated his support of affordable and reliable energy as he signed his Action.coop pledge card at a PowerSouth employee event on Oct. 25.
Through Action.coop, members of electric cooperatives nationwide can send a message to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and lawmakers in Washington that the Clean Power Plan could be detrimental to electric costs and reliability. The Clean Power Plan seeks to limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing coal-fired power plants but fails to consider the costs to consumers and the economy as a whole.
Bentley voiced his support of fossil-fired generation in Alabama, saying he was in favor of using the state’s natural resources to generate affordable energy in an environmentally responsible manner.
You can join Governor Bentley in sending the message to Washington that keeping electricity affordable and reliable – and protecting our way of life – means keeping coal part of our energy mix by visiting www.Action.coop.