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White House Releases Proposed Budget and Infrastructure Framework

Both the President’s proposed budget and the Trump Administration’s long-awaited infrastructure plan recommend significant changes to the role the federal government plays in the energy sector.  The President’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019, which includes substantial cuts to both … Continue reading

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FERC Terminates DOE’s Proposed Grid Resilience Pricing Rule; Initiates New Proceeding to Further Examine Resilience Issues

Yesterday, FERC issued an order terminating the DOE -proposed grid resilience and reliability pricing rulemaking and initiating a new proceeding to take additional steps to evaluate the resilience of the bulk power system in regions operated by ISOs and RTOs, … Continue reading

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DOE Grants FERC Extension Request in Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule Proceeding

Yesterday, DOE granted FERC’s request for a 30-day extension of the 60-day deadline to take final action on its Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule proposed late September.  New FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre sought the extension in a letter dated Thursday, December … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Issue Climate Science Special Report

Last week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a report entitled Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I (NCA4).  USGCRP consists of thirteen federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Energy, EPA, the Department … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Respond to Trump Order to Evaluate Regulatory Burdens on Energy Independence and Economic Growth

On October 25, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued their final reports on how each of the agencies is working to reduce regulatory burdens and promote energy production … Continue reading

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