On Thursday, March 6, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Electricity Security and Affordability Act by a bipartisan vote of 229 to 183. The bill, HR 3826, would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set a more reasonable path forward for regulative power plant emissions.
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Now is the time to contact policymakers in support of H.R. 2218 to ensure an effective, sensible and science-based approach to regulating the byproducts of electricity generation.
On October 15, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would accept the National Association of Manufacturers' petition challenging EPA’s questionable approach to regulating greenhouse gasses.
In April, we posted some surprisingly positive news: the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 – a bill that encourages the development of small hydropower projects – had passed the typically divided U.S.
During the April 8 committee hearing on Senate Bill 252 in the Colorado Senate, State Senator Ted Harvey wisely asked how the bill’s potentially multibillion-dollar impact on electricity costs would affect state-owned facilities located in the service territories of rural electric cooperatives. It’s a logical question – farmers, ranchers,