November 25, 2014 - EPA urged not to include nuclear units under construction in calculation of state carbon dioxide goals
It is not appropriate for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to include nuclear power units under construction in the calculation of state carbon dioxide goals, officials from utilities involved with nuclear power units under construction in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee said on Nov. 17 in commenting on an EPA notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) related to reducing CO2 emissions from existing power plants.
November 25, 2014 - Infographic: Turkey Power
Happy Thanksgiving from the American Public Power Association, and check out this infographic.
November 25, 2014 - Lawmakers seek details on FERC/EPA communications tied to plan for plants; press for conference to examine proposal
Several lawmakers are asking Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Cheryl LaFleur to detail the "extent and nature of meetings, communications and consultations of any kind" between FERC and the Environmental Protection Agency over the last 18 months related to the EPA?s proposed plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants "or any other major EPA regulations that bear on the reliability" of the bulk power system.
November 25, 2014 - Leadership of committees shapes up for the upcoming session of Congress
Committee leadership is beginning to take shape as Congress organizes for the new session that will start on Jan. 5, 2015.
November 25, 2014 - Supreme Court agrees to review case challenging MATS rule
On Nov. 25, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency?s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for the electric utility industry.
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