PBS NewsHour

EPA chief defends price of carbon-cutting plan

Clip: 06/02/2014 | 11m

The Obama administration laid out an ambitious new plan to cut down on carbon pollution and combat climate change while offering some flexibility to states. EPA administrator Gina McCarthy joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the new rules and why she says they are good for the health of the economy, as well as criticism from both the energy industry and environmentalists.

Aired: 06/02/14

Rating: NR

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