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- v. To specify in excessive detail.
- v. To specify excessive capability.
- v. To provide redundant or inconsistent information.
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If you overspecify the "right" involved, it's easy to say the Constitution doesn't provide for it.
The important thing is not to overspecify that number here, but simply to recognize that the EPA already tracks all the data necessary to calculate the fossil efficiency of a marginal generator on the grid-which in turn means that it is very straightforward for them to provide this number every year, and provide FERS credits accordingly based on actual fossil fuel displaced.
This is an example of the problem with doctest -- it's easy to overspecify the tests.