The decision to limit mercury provides cover for utilities reluctant to spend on controlling NOx and SO2, while boosting other companies
neutral" from an investor perspective and gave 80-20 odds that an energy bill would not pass this session.
So far neither the Congress nor FERC has moved towards any regional regulatory model. Although both could do so. The Congress could introduce legislation and the FERC could implement long-standing joint-board authority under the Federal Power Act. Perhaps Cartagena has set the theme for next year's MARUC conference.
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