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This blog is part of a Friends of the Earth series analyzing the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. To see the other posts, visit our website. To write comments on how to improve the plan, click here.
Natural gas is set to be the biggest winner of the new Environmental Protection Agency rule regulating power plants. If the current version of the rule goes into effect, then by 2030 it is expected to raise the profile of gas in our energy mix by almost 20 percent. In a sense, both the rule itself and President Obama’s broader energy plan are gambling on gas—gambling on its affordability, its abundance, and its ability to mitigate climate change.