Keep Electricity Affordable typically focuses on the impact that rules and regulations could have on the cost of electricity to households, businesses and communities. But affordability is not the only issue of concern to consumers, who also want to know that their power supply is going to be reliable. Reliable power keeps life-saving medical equipment operating at hospitals, electronic teaching tools functioning at schools and our food fresh and safe at grocery stores.
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.
Tired of politicians pushing policies that don’t impact them -- but put burdens on other people?
Key Front Range legislators authored this bill in secret but – get this – it only impacts rural Coloradans.
That’s just not fair.
By Rich Wilson
Spring heralds planting season for my family. My wife has a knack for coaxing seeds to life. I enjoy our garden and I’ve tried to help out, but sadly I didn’t inherit a green thumb. Her rows of vegetables stand tall and proud; plants subject to my ministrations struggle to make it through the summer.
When we first heard about NBC’s new show “Revolution” we were intrigued. “Revolution” follows a family struggling to reunite after every single piece of technology - computers, planes, cars, phones, even lights - has mysteriously blacked out forever.