Reliability v. sustainability: Inside the debate over the EPA’s proposed carbon rules

By: - November 18, 2023 12:00 pm

A refinery owned by Citgo, a subsidiary of PDVSA, the Venezuelan state owned oil company, sits along the I&M Canal on May 15, 2019 in Lemont, Illinois. Recently the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was measured at more than 415 parts per million for the first time in human history. Power generation and fossil fuels burned for transportation are the largest sources of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Robert Zullo
Robert Zullo

Robert Zullo is a national energy reporter based in southern Illinois focusing on renewable power and the electric grid. Robert joined States Newsroom in 2018 as the founding editor of the Virginia Mercury. Before that, he spent 13 years as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. He has a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He grew up in Miami, Fla., and central New Jersey.