Updated Tuesday, September 1, 2015 as of 10:12 AM ET

Utility Dividends Pressured by New Carbon Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules on the reduction of carbon emissions could be a major step toward addressing climate change. They could also help reduce the longstanding attractiveness of power companies as dividend investments.

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Comments (1)
Switching from coal to gas is just robbing Peter to pay Paul. The only reason gas is cheaper is because of the externalization of huge costs in its extraction and transport. Just as coal is being forced to internalize its horrendous costs (environmental & human) so will fracked gas in the very near future.
Posted by Gary D | Friday, June 06 2014 at 11:08AM ET
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