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Heads Trump Wins; Tails Regulation Loses
Earlier this week, the Department of Energy withdrew definitions of "general service lamps" and "general service incandescent lamps" promulgated under the Obama administration.
United States
10 Sep 2019
Affordable Clean Energy Or Carbon Free?
Yesterday, EPA finalized its Affordable Clean Energy rule, which will replace the Obama Clean Power Plan. More on ACE later.
United States
3 Jul 2019
Affordable Clean Energy — Or, Much Ado About Nothing
Here's my take on the Affordable Clean Energy Plan.
United States
26 Jun 2019
BLM Loses Another Case Regarding Energy Development On Federal Lands (Video)
Earlier this week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversed a district court decision, and ordered the Bureau of Land Management to vacate the NEPA approvals and permits it had issued...
United States
21 May 2019
Disposing Of Coal Combustion Residuals Just Got Much More Expensive — At Least In North Carolina!
On Monday, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued determinations with respect to six Duke Energy coal plants.
United States
16 Apr 2019
The Clean Peak Standard Starts To Take Shape
Existing Qualified RPS Resources may obtain CPCs if they are paired with battery storage installed after January 1, 2019.
United States
15 Apr 2019
Would The Last Generator To Leave The Wholesale Competitive Energy Market Please Turn Off The Lights? (Video)
On Friday, Connecticut announced that it had reached agreement with Dominion, Eversource, and United Illuminating to keep the Millstone nuclear plant operating for 10 more years.
United States
28 Mar 2019
Carbon Free Boston — Or How To Save The World In A Few Easy Steps
Boston's Green Ribbon Commission has just released Carbon Free Boston, which outlines a pathway to a carbon-free city by 2050.
United States
5 Feb 2019
Massachusetts Comprehensive Energy Plan — There's A Lot To Do.
Last week, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources released its Comprehensive Energy Plan.
United States
20 Dec 2018
Coming Soon To A Major City Near You — Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Video)
Members of the New York City Council have introduced a proposal to impose mandatory building energy efficiency standards.
United States
11 Dec 2018
Deja Vu All Over Again — The Trump Administration Refuses To Provide "Good Reasons" For Its Change In Course On Keystone XL
The Department possesses the authority to give more weight to energy security in 2017 than it had in 2015.
United States
15 Nov 2018
The UCS Wants To Preserve Existing Nuclear Plants — You Know That Means The Climate Situation Must Be Dire
Anti-nuke greens should chill for a moment before committing harakiri.
United States
14 Nov 2018
No Circuit Split Here: Second Circuit Affirms New York's ZEC Program
As Carol Holahan discussed, the 7th Circuit last month affirmed the Illinois zero emission credit program.
United States
4 Oct 2018
A Leaking Settling Pond Is Not A Point Source
On Wednesday, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a District Court ruling and rejected the Sierra Club's citizen suit against Virginia Electric Power alleging that releases of arsenic from
United States
17 Sep 2018
EPA Proposes To Replace The Clean Power Plan. How About A Proposal To Replace Its Benefits?
EPA has finally released its proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan, dubbed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule.
United States
29 Aug 2018
Still No Judicial Remedy For Climate Change — Don't Expect Advocates To Stop Trying
On Monday, Judge William Alsup dismissed the public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California against five major oil companies.
United States
6 Jul 2018
FERC Remains An Independent Agency
n January, FERC rejected Secretary Perry's proposal to compensate generators who maintain a 90-day supply of fuel on-site – a proposal widely seen as an attempt to prop up struggling coal and nuclear generators.
United States
14 Jun 2018
Now It's DOE's Turn — Another Court Requires The Administration To Promulgate Regulations
Last week, I noted that EPA had been ordered to respond to a petition by Connecticut under ง 126(b) of the Clean Air Act.
United States
21 Feb 2018
EPA Will NOT Second-Guess Generators' Projections Of Future Emissions Under The NSR Program
I've noted numerous times that the NSR program is incomprehensible gibberish.
United States
12 Dec 2017
The Drumbeat Continues: Another Court Rejects An FEIR For Not Properly Considering Climate Change
Last week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a District Court decision approving a decision by the Bureau of Land Management to approve new leases on mines that account ...
United States
21 Sep 2017
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