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Skepticism over FERC rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing October 13 to consider the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s new Order 1000 to spur the building of interstate electric transmission electric transmission


Salazar requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Representative Doc Hastings (R-WA), chairman of the House Natural Resources, sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar October 11 asking him again to testify before the committee on any plans the agency’s Bureau of Land Management has to potentially issue regulations on hydraulic fracturing on public lands


Cross-state rule challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Power companies, states, municipalities, and industry groups filed another 23 lawsuits challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule for power plants by the October 7 deadline


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) introduced the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2011 (S. 1684) October 12


CES legislation forthcoming
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) announced last week that he plans to craft legislation this November that would create a national clean energy standard


Utility MACT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

The Utility Air Regulatory Group and 25 states petitioned the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia October 7 to postpone until 2012 the deadline for the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a final rule requiring power plants to control toxic emissions


Voters support EPA power plant rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Ceres released a poll October 12 that found most voters, regardless of political affiliation, support the Environmental Protection Agency in setting air pollution standards


FERC plan abandoned
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 16 2011

Following backlash from state utility commissions, Energy Secretary Steven Chu formally abandoned plans to cede all federal transmission siting authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission October 11


CA transmission line construction continues
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California rejected a request August 12 by environmental and community organizations to halt construction of the Sunrise Powerlink Transmission Project while an appeals panel considers their challenge of a prior ruling


$67 million for CCS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

The Department of Energy provided $67 million to four new carbon capture and sequestration projects August 18