Senators Challenge EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation on Clean Power Plan Along Party Lines

Senators in the Environmental and Public Works Committee presented dueling cost-benefit arguments for the climate change mitigation proposal that split between Republicans and Democrats, despite widespread state opposition to the rule. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan (CPP) proposal on June 2, 2014, to address greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from existing...

Loosening up Regulation Helps the Railroads

Plausible Legislation Would Bolster Oil and Gas, Energy Efficiency Industries The implementation of planned Republican legislation and Obama Administration regulations will have direct impact on utilities, regional regulators and conventional and renewable energy industries in the next year.  Passage of the Keystone XL bill would ease crude oil transportation constraints to the lower 48 and...