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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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Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update Published in the Federal Register

EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update for the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) was published in today’s Federal Register, 81 Fed. Reg. 74,504, triggering the start of the 60-day deadline to file a petition for review.* … Continue reading

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West Virginia Court Directs EPA to Consider Impact of Regulations on Coal Jobs

Yesterday, a federal district judge in West Virginia presiding over a challenge brought by Murray Energy Corp. held that Section 321(a) of the Clean Air Act requires EPA to consider impacts of its Clean Air Act regulations on the coal industry. … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Update to Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

On September 7, 2016, EPA finalized its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update for the 2008 Ozone NAAQS (Update) setting new summertime (May–September) ozone season nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission budgets for power plants in 22 eastern states. Under the Clean … Continue reading

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