THE CLEAN POWER PLAN

CREATIING A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE

An Overview of the Clean Power Plan
The Final Rule
• Block One
Onsite adjustments by energy-generating units to reduce carbon emissions.

• Block Two
Increased energy generation that is non carbon emitting (e.g. nuclear).

• Block Three
Increased non-carbon emitting energy generation.

• CEIP
Additional credit for engagement with EJ communities, renewables, and energy
efficiency.

WHAT IS MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT
With EJ Communities?
• Public Comments
• Public Meetings
• Planning

Implementation

Evaluation

THE SOUTH CARONA EXPERIENCE
• Creating Relationships
• Building a Stakeholder Team
• Principles of Participation and Engagement
• Finding Points of Commonality
• Asking the Hard Questions First
• Presenting Facts: Let the Experts Speak
• Crafting a Joint Comments Statement
• Building on What Works
• Expansion and Inclusion
• Widening the Stakeholder Circle

JUST THE FACTS
• The State Energy Office
• EJ and Conservation Organizations
• The Nicholas Institute
• Colleges and Universities
• The Environmental Protection Agency
• Energy Utilities
• Electric Cooperatives
• Elected Officials
• The Public

BUILDING ON EXISTING SUCCESSES
• WEATHERIZATION PROGRAMS – WAP
• STAR ENERGY PROGRAMS
• ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS
• SOLAR COMPANIES AND PROJECTS
• RENEWABLE PROGRAMMS
• BIOMASS AND CO-FIRING PROJECTS

WIDENING THE CIRCLE
• Regional Public Meetings
• Regional EJ Hubs
• Community Education
Meetings
• State wide/ Regional
Meeting
• Air Quality Coalitions
• State EJ Network
• EJ Analysis Working Group

FINE TUNING AND READJUSTING

• Surveying at Public Meetings
• Surveying at Community Education Meetings
• Communities Organized for Renewable and
Energy Efficiency (COREE)
• Messaging Around The Supreme Court
Ruling
• The EJ State Guidance Document

CONTINUING AND NEXT STEPS

• Creating an Implementation OR Compliance
Plan
• Increased Public Education and
Engagement
• Community Demonstration Projects
• Expansion of COREE With All Stakeholders
• Creation of Community Working Groups

QUESTIONS???

CONTACT INFO

Reverend Leo Woodberry
Email: Leownaconsulting@gmail.com
Woodberry & Associates
Wnaconsulting.net
New Alpha Community Development Corporation
NewAlphaCDC@gmasil.com