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California Regulators Vote to Move Forward With Auto Standards

Last week, the California Air Resources Board voted to keep its vehicle emissions standards through 2025 as part of its Midterm Evaluation of the standards.  The Midterm Evaluation is a process for the California Air Resources Board, EPA, and the … Continue reading

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FERC to Hold Technical Conference on State Policies and Eastern RTO Markets

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a notice that its staff will convene a two-day technical conference to discuss mechanisms to “reconcile” the operation of wholesale energy and capacity markets in eastern Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs), which are … Continue reading

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State Air Pollution Control Agencies Submit Recommendations to Trump’s Administration

Shortly after EPA Administrator Pruitt’s confirmation, the National Association of Clean Air Agencies (NACAA)—a nonpartisan association of air pollution control agencies in 40 states, the District of Columbia, four territories, and 116 metropolitan areas—submitted a set of nine policy recommendations … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy on State Agendas

While the new administration shapes its policies on renewable energy development, the Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition, a bipartisan group made up of twenty state governors,* published a letter earlier this month urging the President to support the nation’s … Continue reading

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Michigan Passes Sweeping Reforms to Statewide Energy Policy

On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law two bills to implement sweeping reforms to Michigan’s energy policy.  Senate Bill Nos. 437 and 438, now Public Act Nos. 341 and 342, respectively, overhaul Michigan electric utilities’ … Continue reading

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