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Politifact: AEE data helps prove statement from Koch-backed group "mostly false"

Posted by Joshua Gillin | Politifact on Sep 20, 2016

Americans for Prosperity in Florida, a Koch-funded group, claimed that U.S. Representative Patrick Murphy's support of the Clean Power Plan would raise homowners' utility bills by $500. Politifact checked it out using many sources, including AEE's data, and found the statement to be "mostly false." From the article: 

Some of the rosier reports are the complete opposite of the Energy Venture Analysis study. The group Advanced Energy Economy predicted there will be no real change to energy prices at all in Florida. The EPA’s own analysis predicted that the plan will eventually result in electricity prices going down, although most groups predict a modest increase.

Read the full article here.


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