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Justices divided over EPA mercury limits

03/27/2015 The Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant e...

Low carbon standard passes Ill. Senate committee

03/27/2015 An Illinois Senate committee passed a bill that would establish a low carbon standard that would help the state’s nuclear power plants.

Weekly Coal Production Report

03/26/2015 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended March 21, 2015.

B&W lands $40M emission control contract for Colorado Springs Utilities

03/25/2015 Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG, NYSE: BWC) has been awarded a contract valued at $40.3 million by Colorad...

Ankney proposes fees for companies that close coal plants


A Republican senator has proposed fees be levied against companies that shut down coal-fired power plants in Montana.

House GOP wants to give states a break while the Clean Power Plan is fought out in court

03/25/2015 House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., on March 23 unveiled a discussion draft of the Ratepayer Protection Act...

Justices to hear arguments over EPA mercury limits

03/25/2015 The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that want to roll back Obama administration envir...

New Mexico House votes to roll back renewable energy standard

03/24/2015 A measure reducing the amount of renewable energy sources utilities would have to tap to provide electricity for their customers by 2020 ...

Duke Energy to appeal $25M fine by N.C. environmental regulators

03/24/2015 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will appeal a $25.1 million penalty, imposed by North Carolina environmental regulators, over groundwater violati...

Duke Energy utility customers could see lower electric bills

03/23/2015 People in eastern North Carolina may see lower electric bills as early as this fall if legislation filed in the House and Senate on Tuesd...

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