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Executive Order Addresses Waters of the United States Rule

UPDATED 03.07.2017 The Notice of Intent to review and rescind the Clean Water Rule as published in the Federal Register is available here. On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order on Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic … Continue reading

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EPA Denies Reconsideration of the Clean Power Plan

On January 17, 2017, EPA’s denial of petitions for reconsideration of the Clean Power Plan was published in the Federal Register.  EPA posted the Basis for Denial of Petitions to Reconsider and Petitions to Stay the Clean Power Plan, with … Continue reading

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CPP Model Rules are in the Next Administration’s Bucket to Complete (or Scrap)

When EPA submitted its Clean Power Plan Model Trading Rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget for interagency review on November 3, 2016, it was widely expected that the rules would be finalized before the end of … Continue reading

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EPA Finalizes Revisions to Regional Haze Rule

Yesterday, December 14, 2016, the EPA issued final revisions to the Regional Haze Rule largely adopting the revisions it had proposed in the spring.  The Regional Haze Rule requires states to periodically submit plans to protect visibility in national parks … Continue reading

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FERC Issues Proposed Rule on Electric Storage Resources and DER Aggregations

At the open meeting held on November 17, 2016, FERC announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Electric Storage Participation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators. The proposed rule aims to address concerns about barriers … Continue reading

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