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EPA must redo air pollution limits in 13 states

Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

07/28/2015 A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that c...
East Kentucky Power Cooperative

East Kentucky Power Cooperative wants to buy lease on 594-MW Bluegrass plant

07/27/2015 East Kentucky Power Cooperative applied July 24 with the Kentucky Public Service Commission for approval to acquire and operate the exist...

Paying for Kemper power plant dominates PSC primary races

07/27/2015 For seven candidates contending in three primaries for seats on Mississippi's Public Service Commission, the issues in the race really bo...

Commission expects no major Michigan power shortfall in 2016


The Michigan Public Service Commission says it's unlikely there will be a significant power shortage in the state next year.

Colorado officials ready for new carbon emission air rules

07/24/2015 Colorado officials say they're ready for an expected EPA rule by next month that would require a 30 percent reduction in carbon-dioxide e...

Weekly Coal Production Report

07/24/2015 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended July 18, 2015.

Environmental groups ask judge to dismiss part of Duke suit

07/23/2015 A coalition of environmental groups is supporting Duke Energy's effort to dismiss part of long-running lawsuit over pollution leaking fro...
NC state lawmaker plan to delay action on EPA rules Clean Power Plan

NC state lawmaker offers plan to delay action on EPA rules

07/22/2015 A North Carolina senator introduced legislation on Wednesday to block state agencies from taking action on expected Environmental Protect...

State regulators look at cost of retiring coal plants

07/22/2015 Washington utility regulators say they are looking into how much it would cost to retire Puget Sound Energy's two older coal-fired electr...

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