Category Archives for CSAPR

ACC Statement on EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, August 21, 2018– The American Coal Council appreciates the administration’s continuing focus on regulatory reform, and EPA’s proposal to replace the prior administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) with the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule announced today is another big … Continue reading

21. August 2018 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, CCS, CCUS, CPP, CSAPR, EPA, Policy, Power Generation, Regulation, sequestration | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pardon us if we don’t believe you

A new Politico.com article may have inadvertently let a post-election cat out of the bag. “Uttered in 2008, still haunting Obama in 2012” looks at the political fallout suffered by the Obama campaign when then-candidate Obama gave an unguarded comment … Continue reading

06. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: CCT, CSAPR, Election 2012, Environment, EPA, Government resources, Jobs, Marketplace Information, Mining, Policy, Regulation, sequestration, Stream Buffer Zone Rule, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Pardon us if we don’t believe you

EPA: Implementing MACT while CSAPR is blocked

For those who may have missed it, the EPA released the final version of its Utility MACT rule on December 21st. The rule was ostensibly designed to address the release of mercury emissions from large coal-fueled utility generation sources. Responses … Continue reading

04. January 2012 by Jason Hayes
Categories: CSAPR, Emissions, Energy, Environment, EPA, Industry Reports, Marketplace Information, Policy, Power Generation, Regulation, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on EPA: Implementing MACT while CSAPR is blocked

25 states take part in suit to delay EPA regulations

Reuters is reporting that fully half of the states in the union have entered in to a suit urging the EPA to delay and rethink it’s pending slate of environmental regulations. Adding pressure on the Environmental Protection Agency to relax … Continue reading

11. October 2011 by Jason Hayes
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EPA regulations force Texas utility layoffs and closures

A recent spotlight and news release from Texas-based utility, Luminant, highlights the drastic changes being brought about by new EPA regulations. The text of the spotlight indicates that the utility has been forced to idle at least two coal-fueled generation … Continue reading

15. September 2011 by Jason Hayes
Categories: CSAPR, Emissions, Environment, EPA, ERCOT, Marketplace Information, Regulation, Texas | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Heatwave compounding costs of EPA “trainwreck”

One section of an August 4 Platts Energy week article reveals the added stress that EPA regulations are causing for the nation’s utilities. Mother Nature can oftentimes make life difficult for generators; the current heatwave is the perfect example. However, … Continue reading

05. August 2011 by Jason Hayes
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