Regulatory & Legal

  • SUMMARY: CWP Energy (Applicant) has applied for authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.
  • SUMMARY: Rainbow Energy Marketing Corporation (Applicant or Rainbow) has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Mexico pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act.
  • Democrats in the state House aren't excited about a Republican plan to raise the statewide property tax to help the state pay its share of basic education costs.
  • Oklahoma's attorney general would get to sign off on the legality of any state plan on upcoming federal carbon dioxide rules for power plants under a bill passed Thursday by the House of Representatives.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency's top official tried Thursday to reassure wary power grid operators and electricity producers that a federal plan for reducing climate-altering pollution would not turn out the lights.
  • This week, the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held three informational open houses for the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala., the Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga., and the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga., to discuss the 2014 site assessment results.
  • A state environmental group is appealing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's decision to extend Missouri's only nuclear power plant's operating license to 2044.
  • A $247 million solar power project, by far the largest in Minnesota history, has passed an environmental review, leaving three Mankato-area sites in a strong position to become home to tens of thousands of solar panels in the next 20 months.
  • The federal Bureau of Land Management plans to release its plan to protect the greater sage grouse in Idaho in late May or early June, a BLM wildlife biologist said Wednesday morning.
  • The Malloy administration picked Wednesday, Earth Day, to reboot a coordinated campaign against climate change that had been dormant since the state completed a report on the subject four years ago.
  • The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) brought together champions for renewable energy from industry and government at its annual National Renewable Energy Policy Forum.
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission published the following notice in the Federal Register: Brunswick Steam Electric Plant, Units 1 and 2; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of Licenses and Conforming Amendment A Notice by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on 04/21/2015 Publication Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Agency: Nuclear Regulatory …
  • The Public Utilities Commission has ordered an investigation into the high winter electric rates and the "price volatility" affecting energy markets in New Hampshire.
  • U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced three additions to the Republican staff of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
  • PNM on Monday responded to a hearing officer's rejection of a plan before the state's Public Regulation Commission that would keep the San Juan Generating Station in operation.
  • Attorney General Craig Richards escaped unscathed from the Alaska Legislature's marathon confirmation session for Gov. Bill Walker's appointees Sunday afternoon, as did all of Walker's cabinet members.
  • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the following compiled notice filing involving affected companies: ELECTRIC CORPORATE FILINGS: Applicants: Arizona Public Service Company Bear Mountain Limited Chalk Cliff Limited Duke Energy Florida Inc. Duquesne Conemaugh LLC Duquesne Keystone LLC Duquesne Power LLC Fowler Ridge IV Wind Farm LLC ISO …
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the following rule in the Federal Register: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories A Rule by the Environmental Protection Agency on 04/21/2015 Publication Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Agency: Environmental Protection Agency Entry Type: Rule Document …
  • Six miles south of Tusayan the 17-acre site of Canyon Uranium Mine has sat nearly unchanged for years.
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the following rule in the Federal Register: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants; Delegation of Authority to Oklahoma A Rule by the Environmental Protection Agency on 04/21/2015 Publication Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Agency: Environmental Protection Agency Dates: Effective …