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NARUC President Jim Kerr discusses state regulators' take on global warming legislation

As lawmakers focus their attention on addressing climate change, how are utility regulators on the state level responding to global warming and the push to cap emissions? And how might climate change legislation affect ratepayers? During today's OnPoint, Jim Kerr, president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, explains why he believes state regulators should be involved in climate talks on Capitol Hill. Kerr also urges lawmakers to take a more holistic approach to addressing climate change, by considering options such as Yucca Mountain for storage of nuclear waste.