The Best Way to Comply with EPA’s Clean Power Plan
Clean Air Act
What the Supreme Court said, and didn’t.
Supreme Court may ultimately clarify EPA’s authority under Clean Power Plan.
Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE, reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged violations of the new source review provisions of the Clean Air Act. The agreement does not include any admission of wrongdoing on the part of the company Minnesota Power is one of many utility companies in the U.S. whose investments in electric generation facilities were reviewed as part of the EPA's Coal-Fired Power Plant Enforcement Initiative that began in 1999.
Exploring the cap-and-invest option.
How EPA can establish a U.S. GHG Program for the Electricity Sector.
Climate policy heats up after the Great Recession.
State regulators address transformative forces.
Misguided policies threaten resource adequacy.
Resource planning is grinding to a halt. From EPA regulations to irrational markets, today’s policy missteps threaten tomorrow’s reliability.
The Montana Public Service Commission (PSC) told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that it believes proposed rules restricting greenhouse gas emissions for new power plants would make it impracticable to construct any new coal-fired electric generation plant in the United States. The commission urged withdrawal of the EPA’s proposed carbon pollution standards under the Clean Air Act, noting that the EPA had recently delayed issuance of its draft New Source Performance Standards, first proposed in March 2012.