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Virginia Governor Takes Steps to Reduce Electricity Sector Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the Commonwealth

While the federal government is rolling back power sector-related regulation, some states are moving in the opposite direction.  On May 16, 2017, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into effect Executive Directive 11, which is intended to “reduce carbon dioxide emissions … 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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NERC Issues Phase II Reliability Assessment

Last week, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) issued its Phase II assessment of potential reliability impacts of EPA’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP).  While the report acknowledges that there is on-going CPP-related litigation, it assumes, for purposes of … Continue reading

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EPA to Provide More Information on the Clean Power Plan

EPA recently announced that it will be holding webinars [link eliminated] to provide further information on particular aspects of the CPP.  Currently scheduled topics include: Emissions Trading 101, Monday, January 11, 2016, 2:00-3:30 PM ET, in which EPA will provide a basic … Continue reading

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New Year, New Information

Happy New Year to all of our readers. To kick off the New Year here is a round-up of several upcoming conferences and webinars that may be of interest: On Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 12:30 PM ET the Council … Continue reading

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