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Pollution, Politics, and Power

The Struggle for Sustainable Electricity

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HARDCOVER

$55.00 • £44.95 • €49.50

ISBN 9780674545434

Publication Date: 11/19/2019

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552 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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In revealing many encouraging emission reductions by the electric power industry, Thomas O. McGarity shows what citizen action, regulation, and competition can contribute to expanding energy efficiencies and renewables like solar and wind. This book is a well-documented, eye-opening antidote to the ‘doom and gloom’ enveloping so many concerned people.—Ralph Nader, author of Breaking through Power: It’s Easier than We Think

Pollution, Politics, and Power is a tour de force, analyzing environmental regulation of the power industry over the last half-century. With unmatched mastery, McGarity illuminates the current policy debates by placing them in their historical context, with a bull’s-eye on coal.—Richard Lazarus, author of The Making of Environmental Law

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