Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“Environmental Compliance Costs Could Reach $1.5 Billion, OG&E Says”

The state’s largest utility has about four years to meet the standard of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Haze Rule. OG&E says some of the costs of compliance could be passed on to customers.

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. estimates it will have to spend up to $1.5 billion to comply with several environmental rules, including compliance costs for a recent court ruling that went against the electric utility.

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